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Replacing familiar benchmarks: preparations to phase out the IBORs
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom, European Union, Global
  • August 31 2017

Long a mainstay of the financial world, the floating "IBOR" rates, based on the rates of actual or purported interbank offered loans, are now being


Joint Forum endorses the K.I.S.S. method in point of sale disclosures
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Global
  • June 25 2014

Securities offering documents, and especially those for structured products, have been criticized for years for their length and complexity. Market


IOSCO issues final toolkit
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Global
  • January 7 2014

In December 2013, the International Organization of Securities Commissions ("IOSCO") issued its final report, setting forth its regulatory toolkit.8


IOSCO consultation report on financial benchmarks
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Global
  • May 6 2013

As we have previously reported, a Task Force of the International Organization of Securities Commissions ("IOSCO") published a consultation on


Regulating retail structured productsthe IOSCO toolkit
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Global
  • May 2 2013

The regulation of retail structured products in established markets such as in Europe and the United States is not a new concept. Since the onset of


Avoiding armageddon: resolution regimes for central clearing counterparties
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Global
  • February 5 2013

The September 2009 resolutions of the G20 nations at their Pittsburgh summit, as to the compulsory centralised clearing of standardised


Out of the shadows and into the light
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA, Global
  • December 27 2012

For the last four years, regulators and law makers have been focusing extraordinary efforts on ensuring that financial regulation is adequate to protect


Complex financial products: IOSCO suitability requirements
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Global
  • March 28 2012

The Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions published a Consultation Report on 21 February 2012 on suitability requirements for the distribution of complex financial products.


Are we there yet? Progress on international OTC derivatives reform
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA, Global
  • November 10 2011

On 11 October 2011, the Financial Stability Board (the “FSB”) published its second progress report (the “Report”) and accompanying press release on the implementation of reforms to the over-the-counter (“OTC”) derivatives market.


Yippee! Basel III
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Global
  • September 2 2011

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (“BCBS”) has not been laying idle at the beach this summer.