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ESAs publish amended technical standards on the mapping of ECAIs under the Capital Requirements Regulation

May 20th, 2019 The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – ESAs) published today a second amendment to the Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on the mapping of credit assessments of External Credit Assessment Institutions (ECAIs) for credit risk under the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR). The amendment reflects the outcome […]

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Banking Union: Council adopts measures to reduce risk in the banking system

May 14th, 2019 The EU is putting in place a new framework which will strengthen the banking union and reduce risks in the financial system. The Council today adopted a comprehensive legislative package which will reduce risks in the banking sector and further reinforce banks’ ability to withstand potential shocks. The package contains amendments to […]

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EBA launched a consultation on Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the Standardised Approach for Counterparty Credit Risk (SA-CCR)

May 3, 2019   The European Banking Authority (EBA) has today launched a consultation, which outlines key aspects of Counterparty Credit Risk (SA-CCR) and they specify methods of derivatives transactions to risk categories mapping.  The Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) were developed based Capital Requirements Regulations (CCR2).   The consultation period closes on 2 August 2019. […]

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Supervising international banks: Revision of the Branch Return – CP8/19

April 8th, 2019 The PRA have published Consultation Paper (CP)8/19, which sets out its proposals for changes to the format and content of the Branch Return Form (the Return), and additional guidance to assist firms in completing it. The PRA proposes to: Provide guidance for completion of the Return in SS34/15 alongside the other reporting […]

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Pillar 2 liquidity: Updates to the framework

March 19th, 2019 The PRA have published Consultation Paper 6/19, which sets out proposals for regulatory reporting amendments and clarifications to the Pillar 2 liquidity framework. The proposed changes would be implemented through amendments to: The Regulatory Reporting Part of the PRA Rulebook; (Appendix 1); Statement of Policy (SoP) ‘Pillar 2 Liquidity’ (Appendix 2); Supervisory […]

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ESMA updates their Q&A on MiFIR data reporting

February 4th 2018  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today an update of its Q&As on data reporting under the Market in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR). Two new Q&As provide further clarifications in relation to the requirements for submission of reference data under MiFIR relating to the following issues: Reporting the LEI of the […]

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ESMA updates its Q&As on MIFID II and MIFIR Market Structure and Transparency Topics

February 1st 2019  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today updated its Questions and Answers regarding market structures and transparency issues under the Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR). The new Q&As provide clarification on the following topics: •           APA reports to competent authorities and ESMA; and, •    […]