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First Steps on Proposed Revisions to the EU Prudential Framework for Investment Firms

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Banking Authority has published an Opinion on the design of a new EU prudential framework for non-bank, non-systemically important investment firms. The EBA published a report in December 2015 in response to a...more

First Steps on Proposed Revisions to the EU Prudential Framework for Investment Firms

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Banking Authority has published an Opinion on the design of a new EU prudential framework for non-bank, non-systemically important investment firms. The EBA published a report in December 2015 in response to a...more

European Banking Authority Consults on Significant Risk Transfer in Securitization

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Banking Authority has published a Discussion Paper on significant risk transfer in securitization, seeking views on proposals to strengthen the regulatory and supervisory framework of significant risk transfer....more

European Banking Authority Publishes Guidelines on Assessment of ICT Risk Under the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process...

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Banking Authority has published Guidelines for national regulators aimed at ensuring the convergence of supervisory practices in the assessment of the information and communication technology (ICT) risk under the...more

The Financial Report, Vol. 6, No. 18

by DLA Piper on

Discussion and Analysis - The SEC’s recent disclosure that its Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval (EDGAR) system was hacked in 2016 has been receiving a lot of attention in the press. After several years of...more

The Rise of the ESAs: EU Proposals to Extend Direct Supervision of Financial Markets

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

On 20 September 2017, the European Commission published a package of measures designed to increase the powers of the three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs), primarily by transferring certain powers of regulation and...more

Financial Regulatory Observer - September 2017: Calculation of risk-weighted credit exposures

by White & Case LLP on

Regulators are trying to bring consistency in calculating risk-weighted assets, casting further doubt on the use of internal models by financial institutions. The Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) requires credit...more

Financial Regulatory Observer - September 2017: ECB holds sway in new banking order

by White & Case LLP on

A German lender tried and failed to remove itself from the clutches of ECB supervision – what does this mean for the wider banking sector? In May 2017 a small German state-owned bank lost its fight to escape the clutches...more

Potential regulatory and transactional impacts for financial institutions

by Dentons on

On 29 March 2017 the UK Government triggered Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, giving notice to European Council of the EU of its intention to leave the EU and triggering a two year period of withdrawal...more

Basel III Monitoring Exercise Report Published

The European Banking Authority (“EBA“) published a report on September 12, 2017, which outlined the results of a monitoring exercise on Basel III and the impact of the CRD IV Directive and Capital Requirements...more

European Commission Implementing Regulation Amending Implementing Regulation 2016/2070 Published in the OJ

The European Commission Implementing Regulation amending Implementing Regulation 2016/2070 in relation to benchmarking portfolios and reporting instructions under the CRD IV Directive (2013/36/EU) (Regulation 2017/1486) was...more

WORD OF THE DAY® – Clean-Up Call

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Partner Alexander Lentz explains the term Clean-Up Call from the Book of Jargon® – European Capital Markets and Bank Finance. The Book of Jargon® – European Capital Markets and Bank Finance is one of a series of practice...more

A five minute roundup of upcoming cases and anticipated regulatory developments of interest to the Financial Services sector

by DLA Piper on

Welcome to the fifth edition of our On the Financial Services Horizon newsletter – a regular update on upcoming cases and anticipated regulatory developments affecting the Financial Services sector....more

Moyens et Services de paiement Alert - L'ordonnance de transposition de la DSP 2

Est parue au JO du 10 août l’ordonnance n° 2017-1252 du 9 août 2017 portant transposition de la directive 2015/2366 du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 25 novembre 2015 concernant les services de paiement dans le marché...more

The Financial Report, Volume 6, Number 16

by DLA Piper on

Discussion and Analysis - We regularly comment on the ever-changing “regulatory agenda.” In our last issue, we noted that even though the current Administration may be struggling to advance legislative reform, including...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week In Review

OCC Solicits Public Comments on Revising the Volcker Rule - On August 2, 2017, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC") issued a public notice that it is seeking public input on revising the final regulation...more

EBA Reports on Funding Plans and Asset Encrumbance

On July 31, 2017, the EBA published the following reports on EU banks’ funding plans and asset encumbrance: Funding plans. The report assesses the feasibility of EU banks’ funding plans submitted to the EBA. It was...more

EBA Consults on Fraud Reporting Requirements under PSD2

On August 2, 2017, the EBA published a consultation paper (EBA/CP/2017/13) on its draft guidelines on reporting requirements on statistical data on fraud under Article 96(6) of the Directive on payment services in the...more

EBA Publishes Discussion Paper on Approach to Fintech

On August 4, 2017, the European Banking Authority (“EBA“) published its discussion paper (EBA/DP/2017/02) on its approach to fintech. During the spring of this year, the EBA undertook a fintech mapping exercise in order to...more

EBA Consults on Draft RTS and ITS on EBA Electronic Central Register Under PSD2

On July 24, 2017, the EBA published a consultation paper on the draft regulatory technical standards (“RTS“) and implementing technical standards (“ITS“) on the EBA electronic central register under the revised Payment...more

The Financial Report, Volume 6, Number 13

by DLA Piper on

Discussion and Analysis - Two of our items today focus on remarks by new SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and, if they are any indication of the direction the new Chairman intends to take the Commission, they could go a long way to...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week In Review

Federal Reserve and FDIC Post Resolution Plans for Eight Major Financial Firms - On July 5, 2017, the Federal Reserve Board (the "Board") and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") posted the public portions of...more

EBA Launches Supplementary Data Collection on Revision of Investment Firm Prudential Framework

On July 6, 2017, the European Banking Authority (“EBA“) published a press release announcing the launch of a supplementary data collection relating to its proposals for a revised prudential framework for investment firms. It...more

European Commission Adopts Implementing Regulation on Its Own Supervisory Reporting to Reflect IFRS 9 Changes to FINREP

On July 5, 2017, the European Banking Authority (“EBA“) published a press release announcing that the European Commission (EC) adopted an Implementing Regulation on June 29, 2017, which amends the Implementing Regulation on...more

Up into the Clouds?

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Cloud services come with the promise of many benefits for the financial services sector. Cloud computing offers large-scale and cost-effective solutions for data storage and efficient processing and is also the underlying...more

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