EBA consultation for institutions and resolution authorities on improving resolvability
  • Monday, 26 April 2021

EBA consultation for institutions and resolution authorities on improving resolvability

On 18 March 2021, the EBA published a consultation paper on its revised Guidelines on recovery plan indicators. The role of recovery plans is to ensure that credit institutions and investment firms consider in advance which corrective actions they could effectively take in situations of stress to restore their financial and business viability. A recovery […]

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Announcement on the end of LIBOR
  • Monday, 26 April 2021

Announcement on the end of LIBOR

On 5 March 2021, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced the dates that panel bank submissions for all LIBOR settings will cease, after which representative LIBOR rates will no longer be available. This takes place in two stages: Immediately after 31 December 2021, in the case of all sterling, euro, Swiss franc and Japanese […]

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The ISO 20022 XML standardization transformation – Timeline shift
  • Monday, 26 April 2021

The ISO 20022 XML standardization transformation – Timeline shift

The ISO 20022 XML format for financial messages between financial institutions will be standardised globally. This is a transformation towards a future proof format to be accomplished in the coming years. The SWIFT financial messages are currently sent through the so-called MT format to correspond between and around payments. The impact of the MT format […]

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EBA launces public consultation on draft technical standards on Pillar 3 disclosures of ESG
  • Monday, 26 April 2021

EBA launces public consultation on draft technical standards on Pillar 3 disclosures of ESG

On 1 March 2021, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a consultation paper on draft implementing technical standards (ITS) on Pillar 3 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risk disclosures. The framework for ESG disclosures outlined in the draft technical standards aims to ensure that stakeholders are informed about ESG exposures and strategies and can make […]

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BIS publications on climate change risk
  • Monday, 26 April 2021

BIS publications on climate change risk

On 14 April 2021, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) published two supplementary analytical reports regarding climate-related financial risks. The first report assesses how climate-related risk drivers can arise and impact both banks and the banking system via micro- and macroeconomic transmission channels. The report concludes, amongst others, that: The economic and financial market […]

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