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FSA timing on liquidity rules critical

October 6, 2009

The UK's Financial Services Authority has come up with a sensible set of rules to shore up banks' liquidity buffers. But the real test will be managing the transition. There are substantial risks if the FSA gets its timing wrong.

Standards slip with FSA’s listing regime

September 28, 2009

Just as the head of the UK's Financial Services Authority is warning against the dangers of allowing competition to drive regulation, the watchdog has approved a new set of listing rules which do just that.