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Central counterparties should consider potential conflicts in various relationships

MiFID II is likely to increase competition and drive consolidation

At its Dec. 14 meeting, the ECB council left benchmark interest rates and its stimulus program unchanged

Growth is broad-based across countries and not just isolated to powerhouse Germany

Canadian regulators will continue to monitor developments in Europe

More than 85% of traders surveyed expect a rise in passive investing could provoke change in global markets, but only 40% see this development as positive for their companies

Expanding access to client data will help empower fintechs and intensify competition for traditional banks

Efforts to replace existing financial benchmarks, follow from a widespread market manipulation scandal

Asset disposals are likely to slow over the next 12 to 18 months

The guidelines are part of European Union’s fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism