In the ICMA Quarterly Report for the first quarter of 2018, ICMA’s chief executive, Martin Scheck, reviews 2017 and the outlook for 2018. The quarterly assessment is on the transition from LIBOR. There are feature articles on improving European corporate bond markets and on the importance of SFTs to insurance companies.
The ICMA Quarterly Report also includes updates on the implementation of MiFID II/R and covers other international capital market practice and regulatory developments in the primary markets, secondary markets, repo and collateral markets, asset management, among others. These contributions are followed by an international regulatory digest of recent G20 and European financial regulatory reforms.