Prudential requirements

Prudential requirements guidance:

This Practice Note provides high-level guidance on the administration regimes for UK banks, investment firms, building societies and investment banks under: • the Banking...

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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 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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A package of legislation intended to reduce risks in the EU banking sector, known as the ‘banking package’, was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 7 June...

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Rationale for bank ring-fencing transfer schemes (RFTS) Ring-fencing of day-to-day banking services (eg current accounts, savings and payments) and separation of retail...

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This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. Rationale for bank ring-fencing transfer schemes (RFTS) Ring-fencing of day-to-day banking services (eg...

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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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Introduction The financial crisis of 2007-2009 caused a spike in market volatility for which firms were ill-prepared. When the capital markets froze and the market value...

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The implementation of Basel III in Europe saw the replacement of the Banking Consolidation Directive (BCD) and the Capital Adequacy Directive (CAD) (also known as the...

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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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Definition of Credit Valuation Adjustment After years of relative neglect, the concept of Credit Valuation Adjustment (CVA) is now at the forefront as an adjustment made...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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Introduction and background The Basel II Accord recognised that operational risk is a major source of actual and potential exposure for banks and identified three...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 The Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 (FS(BR)A 2013) received Royal Assent on 18 December 2013. For further...

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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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What is liquidity? Liquidity describes the requirement that firms should maintain sufficient, easily realisable resources to ensure that there is no significant risk that...

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What is prudential regulation? Prudential regulation requires firms to hold certain amounts of capital, maintain requirements around liquidity and observe...

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Established in April 2009 at the G20 summit in London, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) is the successor to the Financial Stability Forum (FSF). The FSB was created...

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Part XI of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) (ss 165-177) sets out the information gathering powers the regulators have to require firms to produce...

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Single market passporting regime—CRD IV Among the European Union’s (EU) core goals has been the development of the internal market, specifically to encourage the free...

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Rationale for bank ring-fencing transfer schemes (RFTS) Ring-fencing of day-to-day banking services (eg current accounts, savings and payments) and separation of retail...

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