financial regulation

Financial regulation is a form of regulation or supervision, which subjects financial institutions to certain requirements, restrictions and guidelines, aiming to maintain the integrity of the financial system. This may be handled by either a government or non-government organization.

(source: en.wikipedia.org)

UK Financial Watchdog Ramps Up Auditor Oversight
UK Financial Watchdog Ramps Up Auditor Oversight
May 28, 2019  |  B2B Payments

U.K. financial watchdogs have stepped up their oversight of the accounting and auditing industry amid a string of corporate accounting scandals, collapses and questions over...

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LCF Collapse Exposes Risks Of Mini-Bonds, Amateur Investors
LCF Collapse Exposes Risks Of Mini-Bonds, Amateur Investors
March 28, 2019  |  B2B Payments

The collapse of London Capital & Finance, leaving investors out $312.2 million, has exposed the risks of so-called mini-bonds and the market for amateur investors....

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Australia To Invest $390M In Financial Regulation
Australia To Invest $390M In Financial Regulation
March 25, 2019  |  B2B Payments

Australia is including an additional $390 million in its new budget to boost its financial regulation sector, according to Reuters. Earlier this year, a government-appointed...

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UK Bows To Criticism, Forms New Accounting Watchdog
UK Bows To Criticism, Forms New Accounting Watchdog
March 13, 2019  |  B2B Payments

The U.K. government is readying to create a new accounting and auditing watchdog after months of scrutiny that the current regulatory landscape has failed to...

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Pulling Back The Curtain On Corporate Finance Reports
Pulling Back The Curtain On Corporate Finance Reports
March 06, 2019  |  B2B Payments

Corporate accounting standards are changing, with the Financial Accounting Standards Board adopting new standards in ways companies report on leases, hedging and other financial activity....

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Rep Waters Looks To Undo Mulvaney’s CFPB
Rep Waters Looks To Undo Mulvaney’s CFPB
January 17, 2019  |  Regulation

The relationship between the House Financial Services Committee and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is about to change. Yesterday, we got a peek at...

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Denmark Distances Financial Reg From Banks
Denmark Distances Financial Reg From Banks
January 02, 2019  |  Regulation

Denmark, still recovering from a $230 billion money laundering scandal at Danske Bank, is going to propose new ways for its financial regulator to stop...

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SMB Lending Crunch Hits China
SMB Lending Crunch Hits China
November 26, 2018  |  B2B Payments

Small businesses (SMBs) in China are struggling to access bank loans with large, state-owned corporations, according to recent analysis from French trade credit insurer Coface,...

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Banks Steer Clear Of X-Border Transfers
Banks Steer Clear Of X-Border Transfers
November 16, 2018  |  International

Amid stricter checks for money laundering, banks are moving away from the international money transfer practice known as correspondent banking. The shift could possibly cause...

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