Barnabas Reynolds

Barnabas Reynolds

Shearman & Sterling LLP

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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

Sanctions Round-Up: Third Quarter 2014

In this issue: - The Revised OFAC 50 Percent Rule - U.S. and E.U. Sectoral Sanctions Targeting Russia - Additional U.S. Sanctions Targeting Iran - Sanctions Targeting Ongoing Conflicts in Syria,...more

10/21/2014 - Banking Sector Defense Sector Energy Sector Enforcement Actions EU Iran Sanctions Joint Plan of Action OFAC Russia SSI List Sudan Syria Ukraine

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

Governance & Securities Law Focus: Asia Edition, October 2014

In this issue: - Asia DEVELOPMENT - HKEx Releases Concept Paper on Weighted Voting Rights - US DEVELOPMENTS - SEC Developments - Noteworthy US Securities Law Litigation - Recent...more

10/16/2014 - Asia Compliance DOJ Enforcement Enforcement Actions ESMA EU European Merger Control Regulation Financial Regulatory Reform HKEx SEC Securities Litigation Voting Rights

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

Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition - October 2014

In this issue: - EU DEVELOPMENTS - European Commission Launches Public Consultation on Proposals to - Improve EU Merger Control - ESMA Publishes Final Guidelines on Enforcement of Financial...more

10/10/2014 - Cross-Border Transactions ESMA EU European Commission Mergers

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

Scotland: The Succession Event Question

In this note we analyse some of the consequences for sovereign CDS resulting from a vote for Scottish independence. Scotland: The Succession Event Question - A vote for an independent Scotland will have many...more

9/16/2014 - CDS Scotland UK

Scotland: Legal Issues on Proposed Independence

On 18 September 2014, the referendum on Scottish independence will take place. Opinion polls suggest that the outcome is too close to call. This note highlights various legal issues related to the referendum and Scottish...more

9/16/2014 - EU Financial Institutions Independence Rules Scotland UK UK Concurrency Regime

FinCEN Proposes New Rule Requiring Identification of Beneficial Owners

This summer the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN”) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking proposing a rule that, if adopted, would mandate that financial institutions require their legal entity customers to...more

9/10/2014 - Beneficial Owner CIP Covered Financial Institutions Financial Institutions FinCEN NOPR Reporting Requirements Rulemaking Process SAR

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

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - September 2014

In this issue: - Derivatives - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Credit Ratings - Financial Services - Shadow Banking - Funds - Financial Market...more

9/2/2014 - Banks CFTC Credit Ratings Derivatives Dodd-Frank Enforcement Actions ESMA EU European Banking Authority FCA Financial Markets Financial Regulatory Reform Prudential Regulation Authority SEC Shadow Banking UK

Extraterritoriality Revisited: Access to the European Markets by Financial Institutions, Funds and Others from Outside Europe

In an effort to harmonise investor protection across the EU and ensure effective market competition, a framework has been established for financial institutions, funds and market infrastructure established outside the EU to...more

8/28/2014 - Banking Sector Capital Markets EU Extraterritoriality Rules Financial Institutions Investor Protection Market Participants

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - August 2014 #4

In this issue: - Derivatives - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Consumer Protection - People - Excerpt from Derivatives: Regulators Request FSB to Assist in...more

8/26/2014 - Bank Secrecy Act Banking Sector Banks Data Protection Derivatives ESMA EU FSB

Russia Sanctions: Impact on Financial Institutions in the US, EU and Japan

New sanctions targeting Russia have been implemented in the US, EU and Japan. Although the consequences of breaching the sanctions are severe, navigating the rules is not straightforward. Transactions and business lines will...more

8/25/2014 - EU Japan Russia Sanctions SDN List SSI List

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - August 2014 #3

In this issue: - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Recovery & Resolution - Events - Excerpt from Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital: EBA Publishes New...more

8/20/2014 - Banking Sector Banks Capital Requirements EU European Banking Authority FDIC Federal Reserve

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