This Week's Top Stories

September 10 2020
The US CFTC issued a first-of-its-kind report yesterday on the impact of climate change to financial markets. The document says that climate change poses direct risks to credit, investments and security prices. We join others in our surprise that this report has seen the light of day. Its recommendations, while mostly not new, should be closely considered.
September 9 2020
In a highly politicized environment of Brexit and US election campaigning, regulatory frameworks for technology and sustainable finance are emerging, even while legacy issues such as clearing are yet to be solved. We speak with legal experts from Dechert and Shoosmiths on some of the pressure points of regulatory divergence between jurisdictions market participants should pay attention to.