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Dr. Dr. Markus Winkler

Markus is practicing in corporate and commercial law, debt enforcement law, litigation and financial markets law and works as civil law notary. After having obtained a Master of Law degree from the University of Zurich in 2013, he went on to complete a PhD (summa cum laude) in Roman law in 2015. His working languages are German, English and French. He has a good knowledge of Italian.

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Benchmarks: Do you trust your index provider?

Posted by on May 19, 2016 5:15:34 PM

Selecting a benchmark and its provider was so far mainly a function of product development and marketing. Providers of comprehensive families of indices offer more scope for future products, providers with brands known to the general public may support marketing efforts. A recent Commission proposal for a new regulation on indices used as benchmarks in financial instruments and financial contracts may add new selection criteria should it finally be adopted.

Topics: Banking & Finance

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