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  • Europe - Others

European regulators urge market to provide practical resolution framework for debt instruments

Pablo Conde, 31 May 2018

The European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) published a joint statement on May 30, encouraging institutions, market and resolution authorities ...

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  • USA

Putting structured products in a model isn’t always the answer, SRP Americas

SRP News, 31 May 2018

Despite being well into a long bull market, and with 70 to 80% of structured products linked to equities, the industry has not been able to ...

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People: Former head of structured products at Societe Generale becomes country head

SRP News, 31 May 2018

Societe Generale has appointed Francis Repka as chief country officer in Canada, reporting to Slawomir Krupa (pictured), chief executive officer for the Americas. Repka (below) replaces ...

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  • USA

Barclays appoints industry veteran to head Americas equities

Pablo Conde, 31 May 2018

Barclays has appointed Todd Sandoz (pictured) as head of equities, Americas, based in New York. Sandoz has been charged with heading the UK bank's Americas ...

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  • USA

UITs will not compete but complement structured products, SRP Americas

Sabina Peycheva, 30 May 2018

Structured notes have been the most important vehicle for delivery-based payoffs for the last two decades but the revival of unit investment trusts (UITs) has ...

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ETP News: ActivTrades debuts CFDs on ETFs with 20x leverage

SRP News, 30 May 2018

FCA regulated FX and CFDs broker ActivTrades has entered the ETF market with the launch of contracts for difference (CFDs) on exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offered ...

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Blockchain starts delivering value to structured products investors

Pablo Conde, 30 May 2018

DLT settled note issued via ResonanceX multi-issuer platform matures at 13% pa after two months

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  • Switzerland

Vontobel adds white labels to Deritrade

SRP News, 30 May 2018

Basler Kantonalbank and Vontobel have agreed a technology and distribution partnership with Vontobel to expand its structured investment products offering. Basler Kantonalbank will become the seventh ...

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  • The Netherlands

I have tried calls and puts and even turbos but I have learned my lesson, Think (part2)

Marc Wolterink, 29 May 2018

In the second of a two-part article, Martijn Rozemuller (pictured), managing director and co-founder of ThinkETFs (Think), talks about the company's client base ...

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  • USA

"More than 50% of our clients are buying structured notes for the first time on our platform", SRP Americas

SRP News, 29 May 2018

Structured products are used by a tiny percentage of financial advisers, according to Jason Broder (pictured), managing director, head of third party distribution and Simon platform ...

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  • The Netherlands

Dutch banks report solid first quarter, target sustainable investments

Marc Wolterink, 29 May 2018

Banks in the Netherlands get off to a good start in 2018 and increase focus on sustainable investments

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  • USA

Index roundup: Emerging markets indices step up in the US, SRP

Sabina Peycheva, 29 May 2018

The use of emerging markets indices as underlyings has jumped in the US in the first four months of this year, with structured products linked to ...

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  • South Korea

South Korean banks: Higher income but flat structured products activity

Sabina Peycheva, 25 May 2018

The market in South Korea continues to be dominated by autocallables, mainly because volatility has increased and people are starting to get a little more cautious ...

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  • Europe - Others

The Kid for Pepps is coming, EP scraps past performance

Pablo Conde, 25 May 2018

Better Finance, the European federation of investors and financial services users, has welcomed the proposed amendments from the European Parliament (EP) rapporteurs and shadow rapporteurs as ...

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That Was The Week: For the return we are about to get

Richard Jory, 25 May 2018

The Lord has spoken and he knows all about derivatives. He or she has been watching poor practices crystallise in the global financial crisis and thinks ...

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