The Bank of England has set out its approach to monitoring third-country systems designated under the UK’s Settlement Finality Regulations.
17 September 2021
The Prudential Regulation Authority has made changes to proposed regulations for international banks operating in the UK after consultation feedback urged against burdensome information requirements.
28 July 2021
The Bank of England has proposed to ease growing lenders into the process of raising “bail-in” capital by introducing a “stepped glide path” for their MREL obligations.
26 July 2021
The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority has removed the “extraordinary guardrails” it imposed on dividend distribution during the pandemic, but has warned banks to exercise an “appropriate degree of caution”.
14 July 2021
The Bank of England will begin stress-testing central counterparties this year, in what it calls a bid to increase transparency and public confidence.
23 June 2021
Banks with cryptoasset exposure will be heavily regulated – and have to maintain the full value of crypto held – under new proposals from the Basel Committee, which predict increasing risk to banks from the volatile assets.
14 June 2021
Stablecoins must be heavily regulated – including potentially authorised as banks – the Bank of England has recommended, as it continues to explore potential for central bank digital currencies.
09 June 2021
The United Kingdom has moved a step closer to developing a digital version of its currency.
19 April 2021
The UK’s financial regulators have announced new operational resilience measures, giving banks one year to implement their plans.
01 April 2021
The Bank of England has confirmed that its inaugural climate stress tes will take place next year, as the UK’s chancellor announces a roadmap to will make climate disclosure mandatory for banks by the end of next year.
10 November 2020
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