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Financial services regulation

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ICAEW's Library and Information Service hosts a selection of books, articles, links and guides on Basel II/III and Solvency II.

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Shadow Banks murky or just misunderstood

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As mainstream banks have struggled with debts and regulation after the financial crisis, shadow banking has bridged the gap. But at what cost? Peter Wilson reports

The final countdown

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The IFRS 9 timer is ticking for insurers. Gail Tucker assesses how they should prepare ahead of the deadline.

Fund houses cut bonuses

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Asset management staff in the UK and US had their bonuses cut in 2016 due to volatile markets, pressure on money management profit margins and increased compliance costs.

FCA probes impact of asset manager failure

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The Financial Conduct Authority has expressed concern that a ‘disorderly failure’ of an investment manager or portfolio could completely disrupt the financial system.

FCA to review competition and pricing practices

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The Financial Conduct Authority intends to conduct a review of pricing practices in general insurance and assess how effective competition is in the wholesale insurance market.

Lloyd's move to Brussels

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Lloyd’s of London has chosen Brussels for its new European base because of the local regulator’s understanding of the insurance market and to be close to EU politicians.

Bank of England implicated in Libor scandal

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New BBC Panorama recordings involving senior Barclays manager, Mark Dearlove, imply Bank of England involvement in the Libor scandal.

Clear but complex

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Dominic Müller and Luke Nelson take a look at the main implications from the FCA’s third MiFID II consultation paper

Tech in the driving seat

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In light of the failed merger of the LSE and Deutsche Börse, Lucinda Kemeny assesses the M&A landscape, and how consolidation and technology are influencing it.

The delicate balance

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Whether to save or spend is not just an issue for governments, but one that affects firms, consumers and the wider world economy too. Nick Martindale explores how different countries approach this and why it matters.

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