Most Clicked StoriesMore >


Banks oppose EU plan separating research, trading fees

GFMA SmartBrief | Feb 20, 2015

Investment banks are concerned about a European Commission proposal requiring asset managers to separate payments for research and for trading. "We're concerned that there are unworkable conditions attached to paying for research using client resources," said Christian Krohn, head of equities at AFME. The UK Financial Conduct Authority has clarified that it would adhere to the proposal. Reuters (19 Feb.) Bloomberg (19 Feb.)


Securities lending faces alteration by Basel III

GFMA SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2015

EU considers easing capital rules to boost ABS market

GFMA SmartBrief | Feb 19, 2015

Banks offer collateral concession tied to Basel III

GFMA SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2015

HSBC breakup possible because of reduced profitability

GFMA SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2015

Investors seek updated guidance to high-yield bonds

GFMA SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

Short selling coming to Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect

GFMA SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

Analyst: EU-US clearing dispute leads brokers to quit

GFMA SmartBrief | Feb 19, 2015

UK regulators extend rules to some nonexec directors

GFMA SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2015

EU crackdown on failed trades prompts concerns

GFMA SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015


Find GFMA SmartBrief Issues by Date:



GFMA News More >


AFME European Market Liquidity Conference -- 25 February in London

GFMA SmartBrief | Feb 16, 2015

AFME Spanish Funding Conference -- THURSDAY in Madrid

GFMA SmartBrief | Feb 04, 2015




Sign up for GFMA SmartBrief



Designed specifically for investment bankers, broker-dealers, and mutual fund professionals around the globe, GFMA SmartBrief is a FREE e-mail newsletter. By providing a summary of the day's most important financial markets news, GFMA SmartBrief saves you time and keeps you smart. Sign up today to receive GFMA SmartBrief, FREE of charge. Learn more