FS weekly highlights—16 October 2020

FS weekly highlights—16 October 2020

In this issue



Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Brexit news
UK, EU and international regulators and bodies
Authorisation, approval and supervision
Prudential requirements
Financial stability, recovery and resolution
Financial crime
Complaints, compensation and claims management
Investigations, enforcement and discipline
Regulation of benchmarks and IBOR reform
Regulation of capital markets
Investment funds and asset management
Securities financing transactions
Consumer credit, mortgage and home finance
Regulation of insurance
Payment services and systems
Fintech and cryptoassets
Sustainable finance
Dates for your diary


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For further information on the effects of COVID-19 on financial services, see: Coronavirus (COVID-19)—key developments for financial services lawyers and   Coronavirus (COVID-19)—key financial services issues.

BIS general manager says coronavirus (COVID-19) highlights need for NBFI regulatory calibration

The general manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Agustín Carstens, delivered a speech on ‘Rebuilding better: Banks, central banks and governments in a COVID economy’. Carstens argued that while banks and central banks had reacted well to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the turmoil exposed new vulnerabilities among non-bank financial intermediaries (NBFIs).

Source: Rebuilding better: Banks, central banks and governments in a COVID economy.

BIS publishes FSI brief on stress-testing banks during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

The BIS published an FSI

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About the author:
Pietra has completed the Bar Professional Training Course at the University of Law and was called to the Bar in 2019. Prior to the BPTC, Pietra undertook a law degree at the University of Bristol.