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Eurozone Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting Needs Strengthening

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Central Bank has published a report on the thematic review on effective risk data aggregation and risk reporting. The ECB launched the thematic review in 2016 to carry out an in-depth assessment of credit...more

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Progress Report on Basel III Implementation

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has published its 14th progress report on implementation of the Basel III prudential framework, based on responses from Basel Committee member jurisdictions, and reports the status...more

International Standard Setters Publish Framework for Supervisory Stress Testing of Multiple CCPs

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures and the International Organization of Securities Commissions have published a Framework for the supervisory stress testing of CCPs, following a joint consultation launched...more

Basel Committee Consults on Proposed Revisions to Minimum Capital Requirements for Market Risk

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has published a consultation on proposed revisions to the standard it published in January 2016 on the minimum capital requirements for market risk. The Basel Committee has been...more

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Consults on Amending Pillar 3 Disclosure Requirements

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has published a consultation document on a technical amendment to the Pillar 3 disclosure requirements and the regulatory treatment of accounting provisions...more

Basel Committee Updates Frequently Asked Questions on Basel III Standards

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has published updated versions of its frequently asked questions on two aspects of the Basel III prudential framework. ...more

Financial Services Weekly News - March 2018 #4

by Goodwin on

Editor's Note - In This Issue. The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) provided an update on its Examination Modernization Project; the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) invited comments on...more

Basel Committee Proposes Revisions to Pillar 3 Disclosure Framework

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has published a Consultation on its proposals for the third phase of the Pillar 3 Framework. Pillar 3 comprises a set of quantitative and qualitative disclosure requirements...more

Financial Regulatory Observer - February 2018: Breaking the bonds that bind

by White & Case LLP on

Removing the sovereign-bank nexus should be a priority for policymakers before they press ahead with the European Banking Union. The European Commission (EC) regards the creation of a full Banking Union as an essential...more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

As has been buzzed about for several months, music-streaming startup Spotify has officially filed [directly] a prospectus for its listing on the New York Stock Exchange....more

10 Key Implications and Considerations of FinTech for Banks and Bank Supervisors Published by the Basel Committee on Banking...

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has published a report, "Sound Practices on Implications of FinTech developments for banks and bank supervisors". The report is a result of the analysis by the Basel...more

Basel Committee on Banking Standards Proposes Technical Amendment to the Net Stable Funding Ratio

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Basel Committee on Banking Standards has published a proposed technical amendment to the Net Stable Funding Ratio. Consultation on the proposed technical amendment will run for a short 45-day consultation period, under a...more

Basel Committee Consults on Revised Principles for Supervisory and Bank Stress Testing

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Basel Committee on Banking Standards has published proposals on a revised version of the stress testing principles it first published in 2009. The revisions to the principles are the outcome of a review of its current...more

Basel Committee on Banking Standards Discusses Regulatory Treatment of Sovereign Exposures

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Basel Committee on Banking Standards has published a discussion paper on the regulatory treatment of sovereign exposures. The discussion paper sets out the issues raised by the Task Force on Sovereign Exposures, which the...more

Basel III Finally Finalized

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has published the last part of the Basel III reforms. The revisions are to the standardized approach and the Internal Ratings-Based approach for credit risk, the Credit Valuation...more

2017 Global Systemically Important Banks List Published

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Financial Stability Board has published the 2017 list of Global Systemically Important Banks. The list was compiled using end-2016 data and the 2013 assessment methodology designed by the Basel Committee on Banking...more

European Banking Authority Consults on Prudential Consolidation Methods

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Banking Authority has launched a consultation on the draft Regulatory Technical Standards on the methods of prudential consolidation under the Capital Requirements Regulation. The CRR provides that banks,...more

HVCRE Reform is HOT HOT HOT: Pittenger Bill Progresses to Senate

by Dechert LLP on

Add HVCRE reform to the list of things that have bi-partisan support (currently on the list: flag pins and banning the use of Twitter in the White House). On Tuesday, the House passed (with bi-partisan support…which should...more

Basel Committee on Banking Standards Allows Flexibility on NSFR Treatment of Derivative Liabilities

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has announced that it has agreed to allow jurisdictions discretion to lower the Net Stable Funding Ratio's treatment for derivatives liabilities. The discretion will allow...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

Blockchain Week in Review – September 2017 #7

by Perkins Coie on

Below is a summary of some of the significant legal and regulatory actions that occurred over the past week. This alert is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all such developments, but rather a selection of...more

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

by Sullivan & Worcester on

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

Revised Assessment Framework for G-SIBs Proposed

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has launched a consultation proposing a revised assessment framework for global systemically important banks. The framework, first published in July 2013, identifies G-SIBs by...more

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

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

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 

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

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

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