Financial Regulatory Forum

UK’s FSA steps into EU hedge fund spat with study

UK’s FSA steps into EU hedge fund spat with study
LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Britain’s Financial Services Authority has commissioned a cost study of a draft European Union law on the regulation of alternative investment managers, a step hedge funds hope will provide more ammunition to dilute the measure. (more…)

Pending EU solvency rules challenge insurers – adviser

By Nigel Tutt
MILAN, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Traditional insurance groups, such as Italy’s Assicurazioni Generali SpA, are likely to find the transition to the EU’s latest solvency rules more challenging, said Deloitte Consulting’s Giovanni Bragolusi.

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How the EU will force banks to save for rainy day

BRUSSELS, July 29 (Reuters) – The European Commission is consulting with the banking industry and others about more rules to make banks build up a buffer to ride market downturns.

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