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European Commission Consults on Measures to Address Non-Performing Loan Build-Up in the EU

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Commission has launched a consultation on proposals for statutory prudential backstops to address insufficient provisioning for newly originated loans that turn into non-performing loans. Since the 2007/08...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week In Review

SEC Announces the Formation and First Members of Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee - On November 9, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced the formation and first members of its Fixed...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

European Banking Authority Publishes Opinion on Regulatory Perimeter Issues under the EU Capital Requirements Framework

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Banking Authority has published an Opinion and a Report on financial intermediaries and regulatory perimeter issues under the Capital Requirements Regulation and the Capital Requirements Directive. The Opinion...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week In Review

European Commission Inception Impact Assessment on Legislative Proposal for EU Framework on Crowdfunding - On October 30, 2017, the European Commission published an inception impact assessment for a legislative proposal...more

European Banking Authority Finalizes Guidelines on Designating EU Branches as Significant-Plus Branches

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Banking Authority has published a final Report and final Guidelines on the supervision of significant branches. The Capital Requirements Directive and the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive provide the EU...more

Brexit: European Banking Authority Warns Against Letter-Box Entities

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Banking Authority has published an Opinion on issues relating to Brexit where a UK firm seeks to establish an entity within the EU27. The Opinion is addressed to the European Commission, national regulators of...more

European Banking Authority Publishes Final Guidelines on Procedures for Complaints of Alleged Infringements of PSD2

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Banking Authority has published final Guidelines on complaints procedures for alleged infringements by payment service providers of the Payments Services Directive 2. PSD2 provides for payment service users and...more

EU Proposals to Strengthen the Powers of the European Supervisory Authorities

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

On 20 September 2017, the European Commission made proposals to strengthen the regulatory and supervisory powers of the three European Supervisory Agencies (ESAs) namely the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA),...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week In Review

SEC Proposes Rules to Implement FAST Act Mandate to Modernize and Simplify Disclosure - On October 11, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments "to modernize and simplify disclosure...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

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

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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

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