Bank reform and financial stability

Bank reform and financial stability guidance:

Background to the BRRD This Practice Note summarises the core provisions included in the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive 2014/59/EU (BRRD). The BRRD proposed a...

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Purpose and application of BRRD technical standards and guidelines The Bank Recovery and Resolutions Directive 2014/59/EU (BRRD) mandates the European Banking Authority...

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The Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 (FS(BR)A 2013) received Royal Assent on 18 December 2013. . There are eight parts and ten schedules in FS(BR)A 2013....

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), consisting of the central banks of governors of the so-called G10 countries (Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy,...

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This note provides a legislative history of Basel II which preceded the Basel III reforms. For further information regarding Basel III and CRR and CRD IV, please see CRD...

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This Practice Notice details the background and legislative history in relation to the CRD IV package, the latest package of major reforms to EU legislation on prudential...

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Background to CRDIV capital buffers Capital buffers originated as a key component of the Basel III capital reforms which were issued in June 2011 and implemented across...

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The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on the...

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This Practice Note outlines the key changes to UK banking reform adopted following the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 (FS(BR)A 2013) (Banking Reform Act)....

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Origins of Minimum Requirements for Own Funds and Eligible Liabilities The origins of Minimum Requirements for Own Funds and Eligible Liabilities (MREL) lie in the hard...

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What is the MMF Regulation? Following its work on shadow banking and investment funds, the European Commission identified a number of concerns about money market funds...

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Applicability and sources of different regulatory capital regimes Differing regulatory capital regimes for different types of firms A variety of different regulatory...

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This Practice Note provides a summary of the internationally recognised requirement for financial institutions, in particular banks and investment firms, to maintain a...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note as it will necessitate...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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Origins of TLAC The origins of the international concept of total loss absorbing capacity (TLAC) lie in the lessons learned during the financial crisis. When the crisis...

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The Basel regime—overview of Basel III In December 2010, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) published: • 'Basel III: A global regulatory framework for more...

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The Banking Resolution and Recovery Directive (2014/59/EU) (BRRD) outlines the European Union (EU) recovery and resolution process for credit institutions and investment...

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This Practice Note outlines the key changes to UK banking reform as adopted by the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 (FS(BR)A 2013) including ring-fencing...

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