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Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - December 2014 #3

In this issue: - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Bank Structure - Credit Ratings - Derivatives - Enforcement - Financial Market Infrastructure - Funds...more

12/16/2014 - Banking Sector Banks Basel Committee Derivatives Enforcement Actions European Banking Authority Federal Reserve G-SIB Prudential Regulation Authority

TLAC: An Additional Capital Requirement for G-SIBs

The Financial Stability Board recently issued for consultation proposals to increase the loss-absorbing capacity of global systemically important banks over and above the fully loaded Basel III capital standards....more

12/9/2014 - Banks Basel III Capital Requirements FSB G-SIB

Basel III Framework: The Net Stable Funding Ratio

A key element of the Basel III framework aims to ensure the maintenance and stability of funding and liquidity profiles of banks’ balance sheets. Two liquidity standards, the “net stable funding ratio” and a “liquidity...more

12/5/2014

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - December 2014

In this issue: - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Derivatives - Financial Market Infrastructure - Financial Services - Funds - Recovery & Resolution -...more

12/3/2014 - Derivatives EU European Commission Federal Reserve Financial Markets GECC Investment Funds Prudential Regulation Authority Prudential Standards Shadow Banking

Enhanced Leverage Ratios for UK Financial Institutions

The Financial Policy Committee of the Bank of England recently issued recommendations for enhanced leverage ratio requirements to apply to UK global systematically important banks, and other major domestic UK banks and...more

12/1/2014 - Bank of England Banks Leverage Ratio UK

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - November 2014 #3

In this issue: - G20 Leaders Summit - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Bank Structure - Derivatives - Enforcement - Financial Market Infrastructure -...more

11/19/2014 - Banks Derivatives Enforcement Financial Markets G20 Prudential Regulation Authority Shadow Banking

Banking Supervision Within the Eurozone: The Single Supervisory Mechanism

On 4 November 2014, the European Central Bank became the prudential regulator for all Eurozone banks under the Single Supervisory Mechanism. The SSM does not introduce another layer of substantive regulation but significantly...more

11/18/2014 - EU European Central Bank Prudential Regulation Authority

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - November 2014 #2

In this issue: - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Compensation - Consumer Protection - Derivatives - Enforcement - Financial Services - Funds -...more

11/12/2014 - Broker-Dealer Capital Markets Compliance Derivatives Dodd-Frank Enforcement Enforcement Actions EU FDIC Federal Reserve Financial Regulatory Reform FSB G-SIB OCC Prudential Regulation Authority SEC

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - November 2014

In this issue: - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Bank Structure - Derivatives - Enforcement - Financial Market Infrastructure - Financial Services -...more

11/6/2014 - Banks Derivatives Enforcement Enforcement Actions Financial Regulatory Reform Foreign Banks Infrastructure Prudential Regulation Authority Regulatory Standards Shadow Banking

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - October 2014 #5

In this issue: - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Derivatives - Recovery & Resolution - Shadow Banking - People - Events - Excerpt from Bank Prudential...more

10/29/2014 - ACH Payments Bank Holding Company Banking Sector Banks CFTC Derivatives EU European Banking Authority European Central Bank European Commission Federal Reserve Final Rules Prudential Regulation Authority Risk Retention SEC Shadow Banking

Credit Risk Retention Rules Finalized

Six federal agencies have finalized long-anticipated joint rules imposing risk retention, or “skin-in-the-game,” requirements for securitizations. The new rules, when they become effective over the next two years, will impose...more

10/24/2014 - Derivatives Dodd-Frank FDIC Federal Reserve FHFA Higher-Risk Securitizations HUD New Regulations OCC Regulation AB Risk Retention SEC Securities Exchange Act Volcker Rule

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - October 2014 #4

In this issue: - Derivatives - Compensation - Shadow Banking - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Recovery & Resolution - Financial Market Infrastructure -...more

10/22/2014 - Banks CFTC Compensation & Benefits Derivatives Financial Regulatory Reform Foreign Banks Infrastructure Major Swap Participants No-Action Relief Prudential Regulation Authority Shadow Banking Swap Dealers Swaps

MiFID II - Transaction Reporting

A transaction reporting regime has been in place at EU level for some time, albeit much was delegated to national implementation. Under MiFID II, the reporting regime will be overhauled and significantly extended in terms of...more

10/20/2014 - EMIR EU MiFID REMIT Reporting Requirements

The EU Bonus Cap and Restrictions on the Use of Role Based Fixed Allowances

On 15 October 2014 the European Banking Authority (“EBA”) issued a report on the use of role-based fixed allowances by various financial institutions within the European Union (“EU”) affected by the EU bonus ratio cap....more

10/20/2014 - Bonuses C-Suite Executives EU European Banking Authority Remuneration

MiFID II: Commodity Derivatives and Emissions

MiFID II is the latest piece in a package of European and global reforms impacting commodity derivatives and emissions traders, drawn up in response to concerns as to excessive speculation and volatility in the commodities...more

10/16/2014 - Carbon Emissions Commodities Commodity Pool EMIR Emissions Trading System ESMA EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions MiFID

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - October 2014 #3

In this issue: - Derivatives - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Recovery & Resolution - Financial Services - Funds - People - Excerpt from...more

10/15/2014 - Banks Basel Committee Broker-Dealer Derivatives ESMA EU European Banking Authority European Central Bank Federal Reserve IOSCO ISDA Prudential Regulation Authority Risk Alert Risk Capital SEC Stress Tests

MiFID II: The Regulation of Market Makers

MiFID II introduces new laws addressing various structural and other issues relating to the operation of trading venues. Market making activity on such venues will now be subject to extensive regulation. This includes a...more

10/10/2014 - EU High Frequency Trading Market Making MiFID Regulatory Standards

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - October 2014 #2

In this issue: - Derivatives - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Recovery & Resolution - Bank Structure - Shadow Banking - Financial Services - Excerpt...more

10/8/2014 - Banks CFTC Compliance DCMs Derivatives Enforcement Enforcement Actions Financial Regulatory Reform No-Action Letters No-Action Relief Prudential Regulation Authority SEFs Swap Dealers Swaps

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - October 2014

In this issue: - Derivatives - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Recovery & Resolution - Financial Market Infrastructure - Funds - Enforcement - People...more

10/1/2014 - Banks Capital Markets CDS CFTC Derivatives EU European Banking Authority Financial Regulatory Reform Infrastructure Prudential Regulation Authority SEFs Swaps

Basel III Framework: Liquidity Coverage Ratio (US Implementation)

The three US bank regulatory agencies issued a final regulation implementing the Basel III Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) which requires banking organizations to maintain a minimum amount of liquid assets in order to meet...more

9/30/2014 - Banking Crisis Banks Basel III Dodd-Frank EU FDIC Financial Regulatory Reform Liquidity Coverage Ratio OCC U.S. Treasury

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - September 2014 #4

In this issue: - Derivatives - Compensation - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Recovery & Resolution - Credit Ratings - Financial Services - Consumer...more

9/24/2014 - Banks Capital Markets CFTC Compliance Credit Ratings Derivatives Enforcement Enforcement Actions Executive Compensation Financial Regulatory Reform No-Action Relief Prudential Regulation Authority SEFs

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - September 2014 #3

In this issue: - Derivatives - Consumer Protection - Enforcement - People - Events - Excerpt from Derivatives: CFTC Issues No-Action Relief for Qualifying Swaps Trading...more

9/16/2014 - Australia CEA CFTC Commercial Leases Commodities Derivatives DSIO Enforcement Actions Leases Major Swap Participants Money Transfer No-Action Relief Nonbank Firms Regulation M Regulation Z SEC Swap Dealers Swaps

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - September 2014 #2

In this issue: - Derivatives - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Financial Services - People - Events - Excerpt from Derivatives: FCA Factsheet on Review...more

9/10/2014 - Banks Capital Markets Derivatives Financial Regulatory Reform Prudential Regulation Authority Regulatory Standards

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