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Legal and regulatory issues adversely affecting banks in Trade and Supply Chain Finance

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Following a meeting of the Basel committee in March this year, the Chairman Stefan Ingves, announced that the committee has made further progress towards the finalization of the Basel III accord are stricter capital rules and...more

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Finalizes Phase 2 of Revisions to the Pillar 3 Disclosure Framework

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has published a consolidated and enhanced Pillar 3 disclosure framework standard. The Basel Committee announced in June 2014 that it was undertaking a review of Pillar 3. In January...more

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Publishes Interim Approach to Regulatory Treatment of Accounting Provisions 

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has published details of interim regulatory treatment of accounting provisions and standards for transitional arrangements under Basel III capital framework....more

Delay to Finalizing Basel III

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision announced that it had, along with the Group of Central Bank Governors and Heads of Supervision, made progress towards completing the Basel Committee’s post-crisis regulatory reforms,...more

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Consults on Regulatory Treatment of Accounting Provisions 

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published a consultation paper and discussion paper on the regulatory treatment of accounting provisions under the Basel III capital framework and related policy considerations...more

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Progress Report on Basel III Implementation

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published a report to the G20 leaders, providing an update on implementation of the Basel III regulatory reforms since the Basel Committee’s last progress report in November 2015....more

Amendments to the Basel Securitisation Framework – Alternative Capital Treatment for Simple, Transparent and Comparable...

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (the “Basel Committee”) published an updated version of the “Basel III Document – Revisions to the securitisation framework” on 11 July 2016 (the “Amended Securitisation...more

Joint Industry Response to Basel Committee Consultation on Pillar 3 Disclosure Requirements

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The Institute of International Finance, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association and the Global Financial Markets Associations jointly issued an open letter to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. The letter...more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - June 2016 #5

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Payments UK publishes consumer payment guide - Payments UK has published a guide to help consumers avoid mistakes when sending electronic payments. (Source: Payments UK publishes consumer payment guide) Law Society...more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - June 2016 #1

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Insurance Europe reiterates PRIIPSs concerns - Insurance Europe has published a paper articulating its detailed concerns over the RTS produced by the European Supervisory Authorities in support of the Key Information...more

US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Vice Chairman Hoenig Objects to Proposed Revisions to the Basel III Leverage Ratio...

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As part of his remarks at a global economic symposium in Paris, US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Vice Chairman Thomas Hoenig stated his objections to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s recently proposed...more

Erratum to Consultation on Basel III Leverage Ratio Framework Published

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published an erratum to its April 2016 consultation paper on proposed revisions to the Basel III leverage ratio framework. The proposals contained in the consultation paper include...more

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Publishes Pre-announced Jurisdiction Buffer Decisions

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published a list of jurisdiction specific pre-announced buffer decisions. In December, 2010, the Basel Committee published Basel III: a global regulatory framework for more...more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - April 2016 #22

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TCFD consults on forthcoming work - TCFD has launched a questionnaire seeking views to inform its thinking throughout the year whilst its recommendations are still under development. The consultation asks questions on...more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - April 2016 #12

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Basel Committee reports on adoption of the Basel framework - The Basel Committee has published its tenth progress report on adoption of the Basel III regulatory framework as part of the Committee’s regulatory consistency...more

Basel Committee on Banking Standards Second Report on Risk-weighted Assets

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published a second report on banking book risk-weighted asset valuation. The report forms part of the Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme with the aim of effecting full...more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - April 2016 #6

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IOSCO updates information repository for OTC clearing - IOSCO has published an updated version of its information repository for central clearing requirements for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives. The repository sets...more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - April 2016 #1

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Basel Committee updates Basel III monitoring FAQs - The Basel Committee has published an updated version of its Basel III monitoring FAQs, including new questions on the “DefCap” worksheet, large exposures and the...more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - March 2016 #1

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IOSCO reports on risk in the securities markets - IOSCO has published the 2016 edition of its Securities Markets Risk Outlook report, identifying and examining key trends in global financial markets and the potential...more

Basel Committee reports on the trading book

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The Basel Committee has published the results of its interim impact analysis of its fundamental review of the trading book. It assesses the capital impact of proposed revisions to the market framework previously consulted on....more

Basel Committee consults on haircut floors

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The Basel Committee is consulting on a proposal to incorporate the FSB policy framework for haircut floors for non-centrally cleared securities financing transactions (SFT) into the Basel III framework. The proposal is based...more

Basel Committee reports on Basel adoption

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The Basel Committee has published the ninth progress report on adoption of the Basel III regulatory framework as of the end of September 2015. The report focuses on the status of domestic rule-making processes to ensure that...more

Basel Committee launches new webpage for CVA comments

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The Basel Committee has created a new webpage for accessing the responses received to its consultative review of the credit valuation adjustment (CVA) risk framework (see FReD 3 July)....more

Basel Committee updates on countercyclical capital buffer

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To promote consistent implementation of the Basel III countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB), the Basel Committee has a set of FAQs and other supporting information. This includes a list of all prevailing and pre-announced...more

BCBS October 2015 Progress Report on Implementation of Basel Regulatory Framework

On October 15, 2015, BCBS issued its ninth progress report (BCBS 338) on BCBS members’ implementation of Basel II, Basel 2.5 and Basel III, as at the end of September 2015. The report focuses on the status of domestic...more

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