Topic: Prudential regulation

FTX failure bolsters “same risk, same regulation” argument, UK regulator says

The Bank of England’s deputy governor for financial stability Jon Cunliffe has spoken out about how the collapse of crypto exchange FTX will impact the UK’s plans for crypto regulation – while giving details on the central bank’s plans for a systemic payment systems regulatory regime and a digital pound.

22 November 2022

Practitioners and BoE cautiously greet UK plans to axe bonus cap

The British government is reportedly looking to abolish limits on bankers’ bonuses, in what practitioners tell GBRR would be a “high-profile” departure from EU regulatory standards.

21 September 2022

Australia's prudential regulator announces big rethink

In something of a volte face, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has announced a project to simplify and remove regulations that have become too hard to understand, in every area except crypto – where it will build out its framework.

14 September 2022

“A more British style of regulation”: PRA wades into regulatory remit debate with new rulemaking approach

The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority has said it will take on “wider rulemaking responsibilities” and take advantage of post-Brexit freedoms, amid political shifts over the proper mandate for regulators in the UK.

08 September 2022

Fed issues further guidance for banks preparing to undertake crypto business

The US Federal Reserve has issued its own requirements for banks seeking to engage in the crypto world, following similar recent guidance from two other federal regulators.

24 August 2022

Canada’s OSFI announces first crypto exposure rules

Canada’s prudential regulator has issued its first significant advisory on financial institutions’ exposures to crypto-assets, while the country’s federal group of securities regulators has introduced a pre-registration procedure for crypto trading platforms.

19 August 2022

Another Singapore crypto collapses

Singaporean crypto firm Hodlnaut has applied for judicial management in the city-state months after winning in-principle regulatory approval, the latest Singaporean crypto to fall in the wake of the post-Terra “crypto winter”.

19 August 2022

Warren urges OCC to rescind crypto guidance

The US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency should rescind its guidance opening the door to banks’ crypto activities, according to a new push by a quartet of Democratic senators, shortly after banking groups called for a larger role for the industry within crypto innovation.

15 August 2022

APRA chair to leave by October

The chair of Australia’s prudential regulator has announced he will leave the post two years earlier than scheduled.

27 July 2022

Canadian regulator demands banks produce “comprehensive” plans for technology and cyber risk

Canada’s financial regulator will require banks to set up plans for technology development and cyber security, according to its latest guidance.

14 July 2022

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