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Index roundup: Two former senior bankers convicted of Euribor manipulation fraud

SRP News, 17 July 2018

Two former senior bankers have been convicted for manipulating the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (Euribor) at the height of the financial crisis following an investigation and ...

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  • Libya

CEO guilty of using Julius Baer structured notes to defraud Libyan sovereign fund

Pablo Conde, 17 July 2018

The former chief executive of FM Capital Partners Ltd (FMCP), Frederic Marino, and his associate, Yoshiki Ohmura, a former senior executive at Bank Julius Baer, have ...

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  • Switzerland

The use of structured products by HNWIs has increased, UBS

Jihye Hwang & Pablo Conde, 17 July 2018

Structured products remain as a source for portfolio diversification in the face of increased volatility, according to Mark Haefele (pictured), global chief investment officer of UBS ...

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  • Ireland

Irish asset manager reports record inflows of €330m in first half 2018

SRP News, 16 July 2018

BCP Asset Management has announced that inflows into BCP investment products have amounted to €330m in the first half of 2018, which represents a record for ...

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  • Finland

Finnish distributor teams up with UK broker to target Gulf countries

SRP News, 16 July 2018

Evli Fund Management Company Ltd, a Nordic fund management boutique with a prime focus on institutional investors, has expanded its distribution of fund products to the Middle East.

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  • UK

Priips: Products that can terminate early are not accounted for in the RTS

Pablo Conde, 16 July 2018

UK trade body spells out specific issues on the Priips RTS, urges regulator to address 'ambiguity' as without more detailed guidance there could be diverging implementation ...

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  • USA

Natixis head of Americas sales leaves after one year

Pablo Conde, 16 July 2018

Fabrice Hugon (pictured), managing director, head of equity derivatives sales and financial engineering, Americas at Natixis in New York, has left the French bank and is ...

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Product wrap: Goldman pays selling commission of up to 6.65% on 10 year play in France

Marc Wolterink, 13 July 2018

This week's wrap covers structured products with strike dates between July 8-14, 2018. Structures reviewed include a Goldman Sachs autocallable in France with a ...

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  • UK
  • Europe - Others

That Was The Week: Tax the way to do it

Richard Jory, 13 July 2018

The question of how close you sit to your boss has slithered out of the MBA textbooks and become a proper question, moving beyond a lifestyle ...

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  • Finland

Finland Market Review - June 2018

Teresia Harri & Marc Wolterink, 13 July 2018

Ten retail and one private banking product were added to the SRP Finland database in June. Seventy-seven retail structured products worth €194m were launched during ...

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Natixis' global head of equity derivatives exits

SRP News, 13 July 2018

Éric Le Brusq (pictured), global head of equity derivatives within Natixis' investment banking division, in Paris, has left the French bank.

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  • Sweden

Garantum teams up with CACIB for first green bond-based structure

Charlotte Olesen, 13 July 2018

Nasdaq Stockholm has listed today, Friday 13, its first publicly distributed structured placement based on a green bond. The product which is the first of its ...

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People: Deutsche Bank’s Apac head of equities exits

Jihye Hwang & Pablo Conde, 12 July 2018

James Boyle (pictured), head of equities Asia-Pacific at Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong, has parted ways with the German bank after two years of service ...

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  • France
  • USA

Nasdaq gains momentum, licenses AI-based algorithm thematic play to BNP Paribas

Pablo Conde, 12 July 2018

Nasdaq has licensed its new Nasdaq Yewno Global Innovative Technologies Index to BNP Paribas which is seeking to provide exposure to technology companies on a structured ...

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Orchestrade plugs OTCX platform to offer STP for OTC interest rate derivatives

SRP News, 12 July 2018

OTC derivatives price discovery and negotiation OTCX has partnered with Orchestrade to create an integrated two-way connection for core portfolio management and risk systems, moving ...

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