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  1. Learning to Carry Your SEO Baggage

    A makeover is just on the surface, we still have our past to deal with, the good and the bad. Everyone has things they carry with them from their past. The things we’ve done, for better or worse are what make us who we are now.

  2. "Europeans are the problem" in CCP oversight standoff

    The uncertainty is really bad for the entire industry, so how do you prepare now? The European Commission’s (EC) refusal to recognise rules for US central counterparties (CCPs) as equivalent to those in the EU is putting market stability at risk.

  3. Are Scholarship Links Considered Unnatural by Google?

    He said that if the scholarship was solely set up so that the site could get links, then it’s not a bad idea to ask for a nofollow tag on those links. We all know that when it comes to improving a site’s Google rankings, getting links is important.

  4. Industry confronts hard choices in CCP recovery debate

    Those aren't bad ideas in their own right, but we believe CCPs won't be able to liquidate or port positions in 24–48 hours without causing extreme further chaos in the markets," says Emily Portney, global head of agency clearing and collateral...

  5. UK markets review focuses on FICC structure and conduct

    The initial argument that it is just the case of a few bad apples is no longer credible. Fair and Effective Markets Review highlights causes of FICC market misconduct The Bank of England admits it has set itself an "enormous" task as it consults...

  6. 'Revolving door' unique to financial regulators

    However, not all commentators believe the 'revolving door' is a bad thing. Regulators in other sectors more likely to stay in public service The so-called 'revolving door' between regulators and industry is much more active in finance compared with...

  7. Markit venture is first casualty of US swap flop

    Sources at two brokers tell Risk they declined to connect to Markit's hub largely due to ongoing bad blood over a controversial price hike to the licensing cost for the firm's reference entity database (Red) codes, the proprietary data that...

  8. PRA: internal model insurers need a ‘plan B’

    That is an example of bad practice the PRA wants to stamp out," says Simpson. Firms must prepare in case their models are rejected, says regulator UK supervisor the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) is urging internal model insurers to develop...

  9. Fines to rise as regulators continue to punish misconduct

    Fines are not the only tool for regulators to use against misconduct and bad behaviour. Repeated conduct failures lead to increase in average penalty amount Big fines against banks and other financial institutions are increasing, as demonstrated by...