UK regulators should better align their compensation frameworks to avoid creating a “a culture of fear” around proactive risk taking at banks, according to a new report from the Financial Stability Board.
15 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 UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority has proposed expanding its operational continuity expectations to protect firms’ core business lines during resolutions and restructurings.
02 November 2020
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority is encouraging riskier EU banks to establish local subsidiaries rather than branches after Brexit, in a new guide to its approach to international firms – while the Prudential Regulation Authority has issued changes to its binding technical standards and rulebook as the transition nears its end.
24 September 2020
The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority will terminate a counter-cyclical emergency capital requirements policy adopted at the outset of the pandemic, while issuing new guidance on the treatment of deferrals under the IFRS 9 accounting standard.
28 August 2020
European banks need to “do more” to improve data quality and stress testing practices in their internal capital adequacy assessment processes (ICAAPs), the European Central Bank has warned.
19 August 2020
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority will require dual-regulated firms to “ensure and demonstrate” gender-neutral remuneration practices as part of CRD V compliance – while the Prudential Regulation Authority announces changes to its group buffer policies under the directive.
04 August 2020
The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority has introduced a set of new proposals to simplify regulatory requirements for new entrants to the banking market.
24 July 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
A group of Hong Kong shareholders is mulling legal action against HSBC for acquiescing to the Bank of England's request that it forgo shareholder dividends.
07 April 2020
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