Tag: FX benchmarks manipulation

April 03, 2014 BY Andrew Saks-McLeod

UBS to avoid all penalties in FX rigging investigation?

European financial regulators may consider the global FX giant fully immune from any penalties whatsoever as a result of assistance with inquries into the FX rigging probe The days when traditional banking practices in which customers paid for the service that they received on a per-transaction basis are a distant memory to most European corporate…

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April 01, 2014 BY Andrew Saks-McLeod

FCA announces intention to implement preventative measures against LIBOR manipulation

British financial markets regulator announces plans to reduce possibility of rate manipulation by traders The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced plans to look into how firms can reduce the risk of traders manipulating key benchmarks as a central part of its Business Plan for 2014/15, which was published yesterday. Together with several London-based financial institutions…

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January 29, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

RBS to stop accepting orders for FX fixings

G 20’s Financial Stability Board commits to revamp the way FX benchmarks are calculated According to a fresh Reuters report, the Royal Bank of Scotland has announced that it is suspending to accept orders in relation to several foreign exchange fixings. While the bank has declined to comment on whether it has something to do…

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