Latest regulation & clearing news

  • ECB makes bid for clearing powers

    The European Central Bank on Friday submitted a recommendation to allow it to regulate “clearing and payment systems”, both within the European Union and in other countries.

    • 23 Jun 2017
  • French regulator lays out vision for revamped ESMA

    The French markets regulator, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), has laid out its vision for enhanced powers at the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to make sure that Europe’s supervisors apply consistent standards.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Markit switches to holdco for bank CDS indices

    From September IHS Markit will include UK and Swiss banks at the holding company level in its credit default swap (CDS) indices, but the index provider is still consulting on whether or not to include non-preferred senior debt.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Bowen steps down from CFTC, citing ‘intolerable’ situation

    Sharon Bowen, commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), on Tuesday announced she would be stepping down from her role, while communicating her frustration at the Trump administration’s failure to confirm new candidates.

    • 21 Jun 2017
  • ESMA: No delay for trading obligation

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on Monday said that it would not extend the trading obligation deadline for certain counterparties under the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR).

    • 19 Jun 2017
  • EC lays out plan to control euro clearing

    The European Commission made a play to snatch euro clearing business for the eurozone this week, proposing new powers to force the relocation of what it terms systemically important third-country clearing houses that clear euro denominated derivatives. Costas Mourselas reports.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • ISDA warns EC on euro clearing location policy

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has advised European Commission officials against legislating to relocate the clearing of euro denominated products to the Eurozone.

    • 12 Jun 2017
  • The EU should not relocate euro clearing

    The European Union is set to reveal its policy on the clearing of euro denominated products in 'third countries' on Tuesday. Implementing a location policy that would deny liquidity to foreign clearing houses would stifle cross-border competition, and ramp up costs. It must not happen.

    • 08 Jun 2017
  • French regulator calls for single European authority

    A senior French regulator floated the idea of having a single European financial supervisor this Wednesday, which he said would help ease concerns over “regulatory arbitrage”.

    • 08 Jun 2017
  • Clearing experts clash on CCP recovery and resolution

    Clearing experts vigorously debated the topic of central counterparty (CCP) recovery and resolution this week at the Futures Industry Association's International Derivatives Expo (IDX).

    • 08 Jun 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 Jun 2017
1 Citi 206,449.53 755 8.84%
2 JPMorgan 192,919.68 823 8.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 175,174.46 602 7.50%
4 Barclays 144,195.77 526 6.17%
5 Goldman Sachs 139,497.22 445 5.97%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 23,530.61 67 7.96%
2 HSBC 20,994.25 74 7.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,490.14 49 6.93%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 15,076.29 72 5.10%
5 BNP Paribas 14,834.05 81 5.02%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 10,673.78 46 8.06%
2 Citi 9,632.20 60 7.28%
3 Goldman Sachs 9,310.79 46 7.03%
4 UBS 9,230.61 36 6.97%
5 Morgan Stanley 8,508.94 46 6.43%