This page lists the IRSG's reports, position papers and other publications.

Anglo-French Committee letter on CVA exemption

The Anglo-French Committee of the City of London and Paris Europlace wrote to Commissioner Barnier to express support for an exemption to the CVA risk charge in CRD4 for corporates and pension funds.

Published: 26/11/2012

IRSG position paper on Data Protection

Position Paper

The document reviews the European Commission’s proposals for a Regulation on data protection.

Published: 16/11/2012

IRSG response to HMT consultation “Financial Sector Resolution: Broadening the Regime”

Position Paper

A response to HM Treasury’s consultation on a possible recovery and resolution framework for financial institutions other than banks.

Published: 15/11/2012

EU Banking Union - Operational Issues and Design Considerations


This practitioner policy paper explores the EU Commission’s proposals for a Eurozone banking union.

Published: 4/10/2012

Anglo-French Committee Letter on Trade Finance

Letter from the Anglo-French Committee of the City of London in support of proposed amendments to CRD4 in relation to trade finance.

Published: 25/07/2012

IRSG response to European Commission Green Paper on Shadow Banking

Position Paper

This response from the IRSG to the European Commission's consultation on Shadow Banking considers that market finance plays a vial role in providing finance to the wider economy.

Published: 14/06/2012

A Financial Transaction Tax - review of impact assessments


This report examines the question of the impact of transaction taxes, with a focus on the proposed EU financial transaction tax (FTT)

Published: 30/03/2012

IRSG briefing on third country provisions in the EC Proposal for a revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive and Regulation

This paper, produced by the IRSG MiFID Working Group, focuses on the implications for EU markets and the EU economy of the third country provisions in the EC Proposal for a revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive and Regulation (MiFID/MiFIR).

Published: 30/03/2012

IRSG position paper on the European Commission Markets in Financial Instruments Directive proposals

This paper sets out the IRSG's position on MiFID. The IRSG believes that, to enable international capital flows to continue, significant improvements are needed to the MiFID/R proposals.

Published: 24/02/2012

Trends in IPO listings by SMEs in the EU

This report examines the reasons behind the fall in US IPOs and assesses recent trends in European IPOs.

Published: 20/10/2011