Swiss regulator updates its enforcement and communication policies 14:01 GMT The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has stepped up its fight against market abuse and insider trading in the latest update of its enforcement policy. It has at the same time issued a new policy on communication to redefine the parameters for FINMA’s public communication, most notably with regards to regulatory matters, which will now only be handled via FINMA ordinances and circulars.
Guernsey Finance appoints new CEO 20/10/2014 Channel Island promotional body, Guernsey Finance, has announced Dominic Wheatley as its new chief executive with effect from 1 December. Mr Wheatley will replace Fiona Le Poidevin, whose resignation was announced in July (see thewealthnet 29/07/2014).
European Banking Authority launches crackdown on bankers' bonuses 16/10/2014 The European Banking Authority (EBA) yesterday (15/10/2014) published the findings of its investigation into discretionary remuneration practices across the EU banking sector. It showed that competent authorities across the 28 EU Member States have reported that 39 institutions use ‘role-based' or ‘market value' allowances on top of fixed remuneration.