02 October 2014

Stuart Clark

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BCBS publishes capital standard for bank exposures to CCPs

07 May 2014  |  3061 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 stand...

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EIOPA chair calls for extended powers of inquiry

06 May 2014  |  710 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Chairman of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), has given a speech on “The road to a true single market in financial services”. In respect of the challenges for cross-border business and promoting convergence in EU supervisory practices he called on Member States to ensure that their supervisory authorities ar...

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EC consults on the definition of FX financial instruments

02 May 2014  |  1245 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 ...

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ESAs issue RTS for non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives

01 May 2014  |  1009 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) have launched a consultation on draft Regulatory Technical Standards (‘RTS') covering: the risk management procedures for counterparties to non-centrally...

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FSB identifies the need for more intense supervision

30 April 2014  |  775 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) identified as a priority the need for more intense and effective supervision, particularly of systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs), after the finan...

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CFTC provides no action relief for swaps traded on MTFs

29 April 2014  |  680 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC) has announced that the new replacement no action letter for swaps traded on Multliateral Trading Facilities (MTFs) contains notable clarifications seek...

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BCBS finalises approach of derivatives-related transactions

14 April 2014  |  781 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Basel Committee (BCBS) has published a final standard on the treatment of derivatives-related transactions in its capital adequacy framework. This applies to OTC derivatives, exchange-traded deri...

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KRX makes clearing of OTC derivatives mandatory in July 2014

07 April 2014  |  944 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

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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IOSCO report: regulators’ supervisory powers need enhancing

04 April 2014  |  1035 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published a consultation report on a comparison and analysis of prudential standards in the securities sector. The report highligh...

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EIOPA updates submission of information to NCAs

03 April 2014  |  649 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has updated its questions and answers (Q&As) on the submission of information to national competent authorities (NCAs) in connect...

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