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June 25, 2016

The ink has not yet dried on the drafts of European Benchmark Regulation (Regulation) and while the markets and the industry are trying to gauge the effect of this all encompassing regulation, one thing seems increasingly evident - the benchmark regulatory practices ac...

June 13, 2016

Recap

For the better half of this decade, one could not help but hear and acknowledge the growing phenomenon ofFinancial Benchmark Reforms -an aftermath of manipulation and false reporting of global interest rate benchmarks. From the Wheatley Review in 2008 to the lates...

March 19, 2016

 

ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA)  published LIBOR Roadmap following extensive consultation with various key stakeholders for the $350 trillion benchmark. Keeping up with the strategic direction set by Financial Stability Board (FSB), the focus of the administrator h...

March 10, 2016

 

 

 It is not surprising that the ripples created by financial benchmark manipulations from a half-decade ago are felt even today in the form of convictions, appeals, fines and more importantly tighter regulations and oversight. The steps taken by regulatory bodies acro...