While many banks are still highly focused on MiFID II, it is time to start planning ahead for the upcoming Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation. The case for proactive action is simple: the FRTB can result in substantial punitive capital charges and the implementation of the apparatus needed to lessen its effects will require a large effort on the part of the banks.
This article is the fourth in a series of articles that will be published on GreySpark’s Capital Markets Intelligence Web site over the coming months.
The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book: An Assessment of Technology Vendor Implementation and Compliance Solutions
This article is the third in a series of articles that will be published on GreySpark Partners’ Capital Markets Intelligence Web site over the coming months.
Sellside FICC trading business models are targeted for reform under the Basel Committee’s Fundamental Review of the Trading Book proposals. This article explores how the long-standing businesses within banks are subject to change under the regulations and what the implications of these changes will be for the industry as a whole.
This opinion piece explores the reasons why GreySpark Partners believes that the forthcoming implementation of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book regulations means that it is imperative that banks rethink their risk infrastructure and develop a plan for compliance.