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What price market integrity? The various “Benchmark Reviews”
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • October 27 2014

When the LIBOR scandal first came to light, governments and regulators quickly took the view that "something had to be done" about pricing indices


Jumping across the pond: syndicating European borrower debt in U.S. markets (part 1 of 3)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • September 6 2013

Recent uncertainty in the European financial markets has led many European borrowers to look to the U.S. debt markets for liquidity, and data shows


The Eurozone and commodity contracts 1
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 18 2012

The possibility of one or more countries exiting the European Monetary Union has been well publicised


A spotlight on financial crime
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 1 2016

The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) new mission statement has expressed a renewed intent to focus on financial crime, detecting insider dealing


CMBS 2.0 in focus: Class X a class act!
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • February 25 2015

The emergence of European CMBS 2.0 can be directly traced back to Deutsche Bank's Deco 2011-CSPK which closed in June 2011. Since that issuance


A guide to the impact of negative interest rates on commodity derivatives and collateral transactions
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • April 1 2015

As the Financial Times notes, “falls in European interest rates into negative territory could profoundly affect the workings of the financial system


The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published advice on the extension of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) passport on 30 July 2015 (The Advice)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Guernsey, Jersey
  • August 6 2015

For Jersey and Guernsey, the ESMA Advice was positive: no obstacles exist to the extension of the AIFMD passport to these jurisdictions. AIFMD


CMBS 2.0 quantum or solace
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • July 1 2015

Sunday marked the fourth anniversary since Deutsche Bank successfully brought to market Deco 2011-CSPK ("Chiswick Park"). As many market observers


EMIR collateral damage
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • July 29 2015

Last month the EBA, ESMA and EIOPA (together, the ESAs) published their long-awaited revised draft of the regulatory technical standards on the


CMBS 2.0 - the Lyrical Dancer
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • December 16 2015

Given that it is coming up to a year since I posted a blog (CMBS - it's time to dance to the beat!) in which I surmised that "I don't just want to