Financial News and Notes: In case you missed it
Busy week? Following are some stories from the last week which you might have missed.
EU moves to overhaul derivatives trading
EU agrees to measures to overhaul derivatives trading, reports the Financial Times
Q&A: How will the EU regulate derivvatives trading? – Reuters
Criticism of Volcker rule increases as comment deadline nears
The comment period on US regulators Volcker rule proposal ends on February 13.
Banks say Volcker rule threatens “safe” activity – DealPipeline
Goldman executive talks up Volcker rule – Financial Times
Fears Volcker rule will hit sovreign bond trading – Financial Standard
Treasury issues proposal to ease withholding rule for foreign banks
Treasury proposes easing withholding rule for foreign banks – American Banker
Treasury issued regulations under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FACTA)