Financial Regulatory Forum

EU regulators propose tougher off-exchange rules

April 13, 2010

By Huw Jones

LONDON, April 13 (Reuters) – Banks and brokers in the¬†European Union that manage share trades for clients in-house to avoid the cost of using a stock exchange face a crackdown under reforms proposed by the bloc’s regulators on Tuesday.

EU starts rollout of share short-selling regime

March 2, 2010

By Huw Jones

LONDON, March 2 (Reuters) – Securities regulators in the European Union said on Tuesday they will start rolling out requirements for reporting net short positions in shares as part of wider efforts to improve transparency in markets.

Global accounting body told to improve governance

February 8, 2010

By Huw Jones

LONDON, Feb 8 (Reuters) – The world’s most influential accounting rule setter is not answerable enough to users or the public and must improve its governance further, top financial regulators said on Monday.