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US Federal Reserve Board, OCC And FDIC Issue Interim Final Rule With Respect To The Treatment Of Certain Municipal Obligations As High-Quality Liquid Assets
On August 22, 2018, the U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation jointly issued an interim final rule and request ...
United States
12 Sep 2018
Financial Regulatory Developments Focus — Issue 34, August 31, 2018
In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal U.S., European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset managers and corporates.
12 Sep 2018
European Central Bank Issues Opinion On Proposed Prudential Framework For Investment Firms
On August 22, 2018, the European Central Bank published an Opinion on the legislative proposals adopted by the European Commission in December 2017 for a new framework for the prudential regulation of investment firms.
European Union
10 Sep 2018
UK Conduct Regulator Confirms Policy On Recognizing Industry Codes Of Conduct In Unregulated Markets
On July 20, 2018, the U.K. FCA published a Policy Statement outlining its final policy and rule amendments on its approach to recognizing industry codes of conduct in unregulated markets ...
7 Aug 2018
Trump Infrastructure Plan Proposes Expansion Of Federal Credit Programs
Last week, the White House released to Congress its long-awaited infrastructure plan—a 53-page Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America (the "Outline") ...
United States
22 Feb 2018
Randal K. Quarles Sworn In As Member Of The Board Of Governors Of The Federal Reserve System And As Vice Chair For Supervision
On November 6, 2017, Randal K. Quarles was ceremonially sworn in as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and as Vice Chair for Supervision.
United States
21 Feb 2018
Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - February 14, 2018
On February 6, 2018, the European Securities and Markets Authority published a final report and final draft Implementing Technical Standards on forms and procedures for cooperation of National Regulators ...
United States
16 Feb 2018
Jerome Powell Sworn In As Chairman Of The US Board Of Governors Of The Federal Reserve System
On February 5, 2018, Jerome Powell was sworn in as Chairman of the US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Mr. Powell also serves as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee.
United States
14 Feb 2018
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Testifies Before The US Senate Committee On Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs
On January 30, 2018, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testified before the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs at the committee's Financial Stability Oversight Council annual report to Congress hearing.
United States
12 Feb 2018
US Government Accountability Office Releases Report Regarding US Federal Financial Institution Regulator Compliance With The Regulatory Flexibility Act
On January 30, 2018, the US Government Accountability Office released a report that details the compliance of six US federal financial institution regulators ...
United States
12 Feb 2018
EU Roadmap For Completing The Economic And Monetary Union: Key Points For Financial Institutions
On December 6, 2017, the European Commission published a Communication on further steps towards completing Europe's Economic and Monetary Union.
European Union
5 Jan 2018
Trump Administration Memorandum And Executive Order On Regulatory Freeze
On January 20, 2017, Trump Administration Chief of Staff Reince Priebus issued a memorandum to the heads of executive departments and agencies instituting a temporary freeze of regulations...
United States
24 Feb 2017
US Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Finalizes Rule Prohibiting Banks From Dealing And Investing In Metals
On December 28, 2016, the OCC issued a final rule, 12 C.F.R. § 7.1022, that prohibits national banks and federal savings associations (FSAs) from dealing or investing in industrial or commercial metals.
United States
6 Feb 2017
US Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Releases Semiannual Risk Report
On January 5, 2017, the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency released its Semiannual Risk Perspective for Fall 2016, which highlights key risks facing national banks and federal savings associations.
United States
6 Feb 2017
Implications For Bank Creditors: The Latest EU Banking Reform Proposals
The European Commission recently announced an extensive package of banking reform proposals. Of particular interest to bank creditors, proposed amendments to the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive...
European Union
13 Dec 2016
UK Regulator Cancels Proposed Secondary Annuities Market
On October 18, 2016, the UK Government announced that it would not be taking forward its plans to create a secondary market for consumers to sell their annuity income.
9 Dec 2016
Understanding The Key Government Institutions And Ministries In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
As a result of the new economic realities brought about by reduced global oil prices and the resultant reduction in the oil export revenues of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...
Saudi Arabia
4 Oct 2016
Transforming Saudi Arabia: National Transformation
On 6 June 2016, the "National Transformation Program 2020" was approved by the Saudi Cabinet. This caps a frenetic few months of activity in the Kingdom that began with the approval of "Saudi Vision 2030" at the end of April.
Saudi Arabia
17 Jun 2016
US Federal Reserve Bank Of New York Executive Vice President Discusses Importance Of Liquidity Regulations
On May 4, 2016, Executive Vice President of the US Federal Reserve Bank of New York Simon Potter discussed steps the US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System has taken to improve the US monetary policy framework...
United States
26 May 2016
Capital Buffers And Macro-Prudential Measures Amendment Regulations Published
On January 13, 2015, HM Treasury published the Capital Requirements (Capital Buffers and Macro-prudential Measures) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 together with an explanatory memorandum.
4 Feb 2015
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