British Bankers' Association concerned over lack of accountability for new bodies
Insurers complain FATF standards too focused on banks
EU’s rules consultation raises industry concerns
Committee issues second consultation paper to address concerns over level of detail in op risk guidelines on market-related activities
UK MP Jonathan Evans asks for a fresh, "simplified" approach on consultation, and fairer implementation of EU directives
Steering group releases consultation paper, software head responds with calls for “more substantial change”
British Bankers Association submits response to consultation and hearing
MAS set out their fourth consultation on Basel II and its requirements
The FSA’s quarterly consultation paper has set out proposed minor changes to the Handbook, including changes to the glossary.
FSA begins consultation for Mifid implementation FSA releases policy statement and feedback to capital standards under the CRD State of financial integration in the EU reviewed
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has released its proposals for implementing the EU Capital Requirements Directive (CRD). 'Strengthening Capital Standards 2' is the FSA's major consultation on this subject and includes the full set of draft Handbook...
The UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA) has officially announced that it is putting the implementation of 'SYSC 3A - Operational Risk', part of the 'Prudential Sourcebook', on ice.
The UK's Financial Services Authority announced at the September meeting of the Operational Risk Standing Group (ORSG) that it would be delaying, until further notice, the implementation of the Prudential Sourcebook text for 'systems and controls'.
The UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA) has reformed its Operational Risk Implementation Advisory Group (ORIAG) as the Operational Risk Standing Group (ORSG), after deciding to disband ORIAG in the fourth quarter of 2003. The group is being chaired...
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued a statement yesterday altering its approaches to securitisation and credit risk mitigation in Pillar I.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision will issue a paper outlining its approach to the group allocation issue shortly after the scheduled mid-January meetings of that group and (separately) the Capital Task Force.
The Financial Services Authority has released an update to CP171, its consultation paper on conflicts of interest within investment research. Now its impact on the future of credit research is becoming clearer, as Hardeep Dhillon discovers.
UK mortgage lenders are grappling with Basel II. But there are still concerns about a credit risk management gap between the large and small lenders.
The final draft of the new global Accord on bank regulatory capital – Basel II – has been delayed. A critical and unresolved issue is whether banks should include expected losses in their measure of credit risk. The IMF's Paul Kupiec reports on efforts...