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President Trump signs banking bill providing Dodd-Frank relief

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

Thursday afternoon, President Trump signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (the Act) into law. The Act was passed by the House on Tuesday by a vote of 258 to 159 and by the Senate on March...more

FDIC Rescinds Certain Regulations Dealing with Capital Rules

by Weiner Brodsky Kider PC on

The FDIC has removed certain capital rules that were superseded by revised capital regulations in 2014. This rescission removes capital rules that have remained in the Code of Federal Regulations (“CFR”) even though they...more

Kansas Enacts Captive Insurance Act

by Carlton Fields on

On April 12, 2018, Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer signed into law SB 410– a bill establishing the Captive Insurance Act, which creates two new types of captives – branch and special purpose – and specifies the regulatory...more

European Banking Authority Proposes Draft Guidelines on the Exposures to be Associated With High Risk

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Banking Authority has launched a consultation on draft Guidelines on certain types of exposures and the circumstances in which they can be categorized as being associated with high risk for regulatory capital...more

European Commission Reports on the Potential Procyclical Effects of the EU Regulatory Capital Framework

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Commission has published a report on the effects of the EU regulatory capital framework on the economic cycle. The Capital Requirements Regulation requires the Commission to assess periodically whether...more

Federal Reserve Board Requests Comments on Proposal to Simplify Capital Rules for Large Banks

by Weiner Brodsky Kider PC on

On April 10, 2018, the Federal Reserve Board officially invited public comment on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking which seeks to simplify capital rules for large banks by introducing a “stress capital buffer” (SCB)—the...more

European Central Bank Consults on Guide to Internal Models

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Central Bank has begun a consultation on the first chapter of a proposed guide to internal models. The Capital Requirements Regulation requires the ECB to assess and grant permission for banks directly supervised...more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

More than 3 years after admitting to cheating on diesel emissions tests, Volkswagen appears poised to oust CEO Matthias Muller—likely in favor of former BMW exec Herbert Diess....more

European Securities and Markets Authority Issues Final Guidelines for Position Calculation by Trade Repositories

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published finalized Guidelines on position calculation by trade repositories under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation. ESMA consulted on a draft version of the...more

Financial Services Quarterly Report - First Quarter 2018: Hong Kong SFC Publishes Consultation Proposals on Public Fund...

by Dechert LLP on

Following an initial “soft” consultation with industry participants and relevant stakeholders, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) launched a three-month consultation on proposed amendments to the Code on Unit Trusts...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

European Securities and Markets Authority and European Banking Authority Final Guidelines on Suitability of Management Body...

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

Following consultation in late 2017, the European Securities and Markets Authority and European Banking Authority have jointly published final Guidelines on the assessment of the suitability of members of management bodies...more

House Passes Bill to Reduce Capital Requirements of Financial Institutions

On February 27, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4296, which aims to reduce the operational capital requirements imposed on financial institutions. The bill passed with a vote of 245-169. As is typical with...more

European Commission Consults on Implementing the Final Basel III Requirements

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Commission has opened an exploratory consultation on implementing the final aspects of Basel III into EU law, which will require changes to the Capital Requirements Directive and the Capital Requirements...more

Mexican Fintech Law Becomes Effective

by White & Case LLP on

On March 10, 2018, the law regulating Financial Technology Institutions ("Fintech Law") became effective along with certain reforms to other financial laws....more

US House of Representatives Votes to Pass Bill on Operational Risk Capital Requirements for Financial Institutions

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 245-169 in favor of passing H.R. 4296. The bill prohibits federal financial regulators from establishing operational risk capital requirements for financial institutions unless the...more

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest, Featuring Topics on Broker/Dealer and UK/EU/Brexit Developments

BROKER-DEALER - SEC Releases Statement on Platforms Trading Digital Assets - On March 7, the Securities and Exchange Commission released an advisory regarding platforms used to trade digital assets. The SEC expressed...more

Financial Services Weekly News - March 2018

by Goodwin on

Editor's Note - In This Issue. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a request for information regarding the consumer complaint reporting process, marking the sixth request in a series of RFIs; the House...more

European Central Bank Consults on Draft Guides to Assessing Adequacy of Internal Capital and Liquidity

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Central Bank has published two consultations on draft guides on the internal capital adequacy assessment process (ICAAP) and the internal liquidity adequacy assessment process (ILAAP). The draft Guides, which...more

The European Securitisation Regulation: The Countdown Continues ESMA Consultation Paper—Draft Technical Standards on...

by Jones Day on

Regulation (EU) 2017/2402 laying down a general framework for securitisation and creating a specific framework for simple, transparent and standardised securitisation ("Regulation") came into force on 18 January 2018 and will...more

House Passes Bill to Lessen Financial Institutions’ Capital Requirements

by Goodwin on

On February 27, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4296, which would reduce the operational capital requirements imposed on financial institutions. The bill passed with a 245-169 vote....more

Dropbox IPO Multi-Class Structure: Bad Corporate Governance or Good Long Term Focus?

by Farrell Fritz, P.C. on

Dual or multi-class capitalization structures generally allow companies to sell large amounts of shares to the public while maintaining control in the hands of the founders and early investors. Popularized by the Google IPO...more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

It’s a bit more overtly political than business-oriented, but given China’s economic might, we felt it worth noting that China’s Communist Party has cleared the way for President Xi Jinping to “stay in power indefinitely” by...more

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - February 2018 #3

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal U.S., European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset...more

Revised prudential framework for investment firms

by Allen & Overy LLP on

On 20 December 2017, the European Commission published proposals to revise the framework for the prudential regulation of investment firms. The proposals were anticipated and are an attempt to “ensure that investment firms...more

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