Getting the Deal Through: Banking Regulation 2021

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Getting the Deal Through: Banking Regulation 2021

Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Andorra; Australia; China; Egypt; Ghana; Greece; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Lebanon; Luxembourg; Monaco; Singapore; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom; USA

Questions

The set of questions relating to the topic of Banking Regulation and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. What are the principal governmental and regulatory policies that govern the banking sector?

  2. What are the defining characteristics of a bank to be caught by the banking laws and regulations? Is non-bank fintech regulated differently?

  3. Do the rules vary depending on the size or complexity of the banking institution?

  4. Summarise the primary statutes and regulations that govern the banking industry.

  5. Which regulatory authorities are primarily responsible for overseeing banks?

  6. Describe the extent to which deposits are insured by the government. Describe the extent to which the government has taken an ownership interest in the banking sector and intends to maintain, increase or decrease that interest.

  7. Which legal and regulatory limitations apply to transactions between a bank and its affiliates? What constitutes an ‘affiliate’ for this purpose? Briefly describe the range of permissible and prohibited activities for financial institutions and whether there have been any changes to how those activities are classified.

  8. What are the principal regulatory challenges facing the banking industry?

  9. Are banks subject to

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