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
Japanese and US banking industry bodies have warned that ambitious EU moves towards sustainability disclosures – including a newly-finalised taxonomy and new standards for Pillar 3 disclosures – risk creating a fragmented global framework and “exporting” its model to non-EU institutions.
07 June 2021
The Bank of England has recognised the bail-in of Privatbank, Ukraine’s largest commercial bank.
17 May 2021
Corker Binning partners David Corker and Claire Cross discuss a busy year in relation to the fallout from the cum-ex trading scandal, as a new case sheds light onto the Financial Conduct Authority's "leisurely" approach to commencing regulatory hostilities.
15 March 2021
The Financial Action Task Force has proposed tightening banks’ risk indicators for financing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, a week after it announced Pakistan would remain on its “greylist” for persistent terrorist financing issues.
08 March 2021
The European Banking Authority is consulting on new proposals for the cross-border regulation of investment banks, including the functioning of colleges of supervisors and rules for information exchange between regulators.
25 February 2021
The Financial Stability Board has warned that over-reliance by banks on third party service providers poses a threat to financial stability, as one firm predicts a “major compliance exercise” to come.
19 November 2020
Goldman Sachs has been ordered to improve its risk management and oversight procedures after settling with 10 regulators in five jurisdictions over an alleged multibillion-dollar bribery and embezzlement scheme with respect to Malaysian fund 1MDB.
29 October 2020
Central banks representing all of the G7 economies have published an outline of basic principles for developing digital versions of their currencies – emphasising a safety-first approach but also outlining the range of choices each would have to make should it pursue the project.
12 October 2020
Pinheiro Neto and Lefosse are advising UBS and Banco do Brasil as they launch a Brazilian joint venture – an expansion that has drawn criticism from Brazilian banking union heads.
08 October 2020
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