The European Banking Authority has proposed a prudential amortisation period of two years for financial institutions’ software assets.
10 June 2020
A network of 66 financial regulators and central banks has issued a “first of its kind” guide for supervisors on integrating climate risks into their prudential supervision frameworks.
03 June 2020
Banks should publish the research that informs their climate-related and environmental risk assessments, the European Central Bank has said.
22 May 2020
A group of MEPs has demanded explanations after the EU selected asset manager BlackRock, a major investor in oil companies and banks, to advise on the incorporation of environmental and social factors into European banking regulations.
24 April 2020
The Basel Committee has pushed back its deadline for implementation of the so-called ‘Basel IV’ standards by a year to allow banks to concentrate on mitigating the Covid-19 crisis, as EU and UK regulators request banks to hold off paying out shareholder dividends until October.
01 April 2020
Respondents to the Basel Committee’s consultation on the prudential treatment of crypto-assets have warned that its draft proposals risk pushing banks out of the market altogether.
27 March 2020
Regulators around the world are delaying long-planned reforms, cancelling stress tests and reducing or eliminating capital buffer requirements as financial institutions grapple with the economic impact of the Covid-19 outbreak.
20 March 2020
Regulators across the world are easing capital restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic – with the Bank of England warning UK banks not to use freed-up cash for bumping up bonuses and dividends.
13 March 2020
With the ‘post-crisis’ phase of banking regulation now in the rear-view mirror, banks in Europe are seeing tighter profit margins than their US counterparts – but is that a reason to go slow on the EU’s implementation of Basel III? EU regulators and bank in-housers met in Brussels at an International Swaps & Derivatives Association (ISDA) event to discuss.
06 March 2020
Get unlimited access to all Global Banking Regulation Review content