The Federal Reserve Board recently approved the final rule establishing Enhanced Prudential Standards for large Foreign Banking Organizations and US bank holding companies.
Banking entities will have to grapple with a host of new considerations when the rule takes effect on April 1, 2014.
In this special Davos edition of The Banker, our banking leaders provide insight into key risk and regulatory issues.
The briefing explains the recently released Financial Stability Board (FSB) Consultative Document and provides banks with tools to assess their risk culture against FSB expectations.
The proposed liquidity rule leverages a Basel Committee rule and makes enhancements to customize it for the US financial system.
A comprehensive review of Eurozone bank strength will occur ahead of the European Central Bank’s new supervisory role starting in November 2014.
Learn more about the boundary between banking and trading books, as well as the proposal to enhance capitalization of credit risk and market liquidity risk.
A banking union will introduce tougher standards and proactive supervision, but it also might give banks a more integrated way to manage capital and liquidity.
The Financial Stability Board recommends banks develop and deploy risk appetite frameworks. Learn how to meet the challenges of implementation.
Despite sharing G20 objectives with Dodd-Frank, European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) differs in key ways. Find out why even organizations with Dodd-Frank programs will have to adapt.
Some of the final regulations differ significantly from those in a notice of proposed rulemaking issued last year, including provisions related to deferred tax assets.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has published a report on the consistency of risk weightings for banking book assets generated by the internal ratings-based (IRB) mechanism developed under Basel II.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) recently issued the consultative document “Revised Basel III Leverage Ratio Framework and Disclosure Requirements (‘the Framework’)”.
Regulators and investors are paying more attention to whether banks are getting risk governance right.
US Basel III final rule: some relief for smaller banks, but more implications to come for larger firms
The Federal Reserve has released final US Basel III regulatory capital rules implementing the global regulatory capital reforms of Basel III.
The Federal Reserve's controversial rulemaking generated extensive public comments from the industry, much of it directed at the fundamental nature of the proposals.
Cross-border supervision of large global banks continues to change dramatically.
The business implications of the proposal could be quite profound, particularly for exposures among G-SIBs, which would be subject to tighter large exposure limits.
Recent agreements will have a broad impact on banks across the globe, resulting in implementation challenges.
Many banks will have to restructure themselves. This Global Regulatory Network executive briefing offers 10 "no regrets" projects to get ready for the new environment.
G-SIBs must implement the data aggregation and reporting principles by January 2016, and the standards will likely apply to a wider population of banks eventually.
Proposed requirements from the Basel Committee and IOSCO are part of broader reform initiated by the G20 to reduce systemic risk posed by OTC derivatives.
The FSB reports improvements in banks' risk governance practices, but significant gaps remain. Learn more in our latest Global Regulatory Network executive briefing.
The Basel Committee's review of risk-weighted assets hints at potential regulation related to internal models, and the direction of the regulatory risk-weighting regime more broadly.
This edition of The Banker, produced with the Financial Times, covers key regulatory issues facing banks and will be available at the 2013 Davos Forum.
Our Global Regulatory Network convened in Hong Kong in December after meeting with clients and regulators in Hong Kong, Singapore and Beijing. Get the highlights.
A new proposal from the Federal Reserve includes significant changes to the regulation of foreign banking organizations (FBOs) and addresses unique aspects of their supervision.
A long-awaited review of trading book rules has finally begun and will address shortcomings in trading book design and market risk regulatory capital regime.
Learn about new challenges facing central banks, including their strategies in the wake of the financial crisis.
With the pillars of reform mostly set, banks can now think strategically about reshaping and strengthening their businesses in the context of new regulation.
Get the top 10 takeaways from our Global Regulatory Network quarterly meeting.
The European Commission's proposal for banking union needs more work, according to EU ministers. Read about the problems and considerations.
Read about the UK White Paper proposals for banking reform and how the government plans to implement the Independent Commission on Banking recommendations.
We highlight specific G30 recommendations for each group involved in the governance process: the board of directors, management, supervisor and shareholders.