Latest regulation & clearing news

  • US and EU authorities surge forward on derivatives harmonisation

    European and US derivatives regulators have struck common ground in their approach to electronic trading and agreed equivalence in their oversight of the OTC market, a move that will reduce margin requirements for cross-border market participants.

    • 13 Oct 2017
  • BCBS eases up on derivs funding ratio

    The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), which is working to improve the stability of financial markets after the 2008 crisis, on Friday announced it would soften its terms on banks' derivatives liabilities.

    • 06 Oct 2017
  • Chief counsel to Bowen leaves CFTC

    The chief counsel to former Commissioner Sharon Bowen, Petal Walker, followed her boss on the way out of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Tuesday.

    • 04 Oct 2017
  • FSB sets out UPI governance arrangements for derivs

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has laid out what it believes are the critical elements required for the governance in the provision of unique product identifiers (UPI) for the derivatives market.

    • 03 Oct 2017
  • Swiss counterparties kick off trade reporting

    Financial counterparties in Switzerland had to start reporting derivatives trades to repositories on Monday, as required by the country's Financial Market Infrastructure Act.

    • 02 Oct 2017
  • ESMA finalises derivatives trading obligations

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has published the final draft of the regulatory technical standard (RTS) giving details of which OTC derivatives will need to move to a trading venue when the Regulation on Markets in Financial Instruments (MiFIR) is implemented in January.

    • 02 Oct 2017
  • DSB launches OTC derivatives ISIN service

    A subsidiary of the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) on Monday launched its offering for the creation of International Securities Identification Numbers (ISIN) for over-the-counter derivatives.

    • 02 Oct 2017
  • CFTC orders Citigroup to pay $550,000 for swap reporting violations

    Citi has been fined $550,000 for data reporting violations on its internal swap contracts.

    • 26 Sep 2017
  • Regulators warn firms to show effort for MiFID mercy

    The MiFID II deadline stands. Firms who don't prepare to meet it won’t receive any grace or favour, the FCA has said. But the tough deadline of January 3, and continued lack of regulatory clarity, means firms that show they've done all they can should escape the worst effects.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • EU starts work on new short term benchmark rate

    European authorities have announced the start of work to identify a risk-free overnight rate, to be provided by the European Central Bank by 2020.

    • 21 Sep 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 353,377.35 1327 9.07%
2 JPMorgan 316,733.86 1438 8.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 316,098.84 1095 8.11%
4 Goldman Sachs 234,493.12 778 6.02%
5 Barclays 226,573.92 880 5.82%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 34,312.86 161 6.57%
2 Deutsche Bank 34,194.98 116 6.55%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,113.25 94 5.96%
4 BNP Paribas 27,479.75 167 5.26%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23,982.83 136 4.59%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 19,536.02 78 8.89%
2 Morgan Stanley 16,323.54 83 7.43%
3 Citi 15,750.21 93 7.17%
4 UBS 15,208.47 58 6.92%
5 Goldman Sachs 13,499.48 73 6.15%