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BCBS publishes capital standard for bank exposures to CCPs

07 May 2014  |  3874 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has published a final standard for calculating regulatory capital for banks’ exposures to central counterparties (CCPs). This will replace the interim capital requirements and come into effect on 1 January 2017. The interim requirements will continue to apply until that date. The final standar...

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EC consults on the definition of FX financial instruments

02 May 2014  |  1337 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The European Commission (EC) has launched the consultation on where the boundary lies between what is a foreign exchange (FX) financial instrument and a spot FX instrument in order to provide clarity on the definition of a “financial instrument” under of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID). The consultation is narrow in scope b...

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FSB publishes report on implementation of OTC derivatives

25 April 2014  |  1769 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published its seventh detailed progress report on the implementation of OTC derivatives market reforms. The report observes that significant progress has been m...

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EIOPA consults on functioning of colleges of supervisors

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The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published a consultation paper, together with a related cover note, on proposed guidelines on the operational functioning of coll...

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FCA publishes Hedge fund report

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a report setting out the findings from its hedge fund survey based on data received from 49 management firms. The data is intended to inform FCA’s ...

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ESAs consults on supervision of financial conglomerates

11 April 2014  |  886 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) has published a consultation on the guidelines to clarify and enhance cooperation between competent authorities on a cross-bord...

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EC response on classification of financial instruments

11 April 2014  |  801 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

On 20 March 2014 ESMA published the European Commission’s (EC) response (dated 26 February 2014) to ESMA’s letter of 14 February 2014 regarding the classification of financial instruments as derivativ...

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Commission adopts nine RTS under CRD IV

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The European Commission has adopted nine directly applicable regulatory technical standards (RTS) required by the Capital Requirements Regulation and the CRD IV Directive (together known as CRD IV). ...

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KRX makes clearing of OTC derivatives mandatory in July 2014

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The Korea Exchange (KRX) has started to provide a voluntary clearing service for Korea Won (KRW)-denominated interest rate swap (IRS) contracts to meet the G20 mandate on over-the-counter (OTC) deriva...

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Pre-LOU prefixes for pre-LEI issuance published

04 April 2014  |  819 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the global legal entity identifier (LEI) system has published a document setting out the four digit random number prefixes provided to sponsored pre-LOU sol...

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