Euroclear has released a set of 85 proposals to harmonise market rules and practices within the five European domestic markets that comprise the Euroclear group (Belgium, France, Ireland, the Netherlands and the UK). These proposals have been formulated as part of Euroclear’s ongoing consultation with the market on infrastructure and industry changes. They build on the work of the Giovannini Group, taking the identification of the barriers to a greater level of detail and proposing, for wider market agreement, the basis from which to move forward with far-reaching market harmonisation initiatives.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.