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Digital & Resilience, Governance, News, Regulation & Supervision
August 14, 2023

Three lessons for compliance managers on chat app snafus

Loose talk on WhatsApp can cost your employer millions. A Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into “off-channel” communications has wreaked...
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Capital, Financial Stability, News
August 10, 2023

Capital hikes threaten to upend banks’ business lines

Proposed changes to US capital requirements will threaten the “business viability” of certain banking units, experts say.  The warning follows...
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Digital Transformation, News, Operational Resilience
August 7, 2023

A perfect storm: Europe’s banks in the crosshairs of cyber attacks

The war in Ukraine, rapid digitalisation of banking services and shifts in underlying IT systems are making European banks a...
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US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks to journalists on the sidelines of a meeting of finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of Seven industrialised nations (G7) on May 18, 2022 in Koenigswinter near Bonn, western Germany. - G7 allies are hoping to sign off on a financial support package for Ukraine with the Russian invasion putting Kyiv's finances under severe pressure. (Photo by Ina Fassbender / AFP) (Photo by INA FASSBENDER/AFP via Getty Images)
Climate, News, Regulation & Supervision
August 3, 2023

US supervisors told to get their ‘green’ houses in order 

The Financial Stability Oversight Council, a forum of US regulators, has urged supervisors to collaborate better and faster on proposals...
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Climate, News
August 1, 2023

US banks eye up ISSB ‘green guidelines’ amid SEC delays

New voluntary sustainability standards could become the default option for purpose-led US banks – in the teeth of ongoing delays...
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Climate, Exclusive, News, Stress Testing
July 31, 2023

Nature risk moves up the regulatory agenda

A consortium of central banks is working behind the scenes on building out scenarios for stress testing in an effort...
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Financial Stability, News, Regulation & Supervision
July 4, 2023

PRA warns banks of potential US downturn

A senior figure at the UK prudential regulator has told banks to be wary of current positive economic forecasts, particularly...
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News, Risk Management
June 28, 2023

Europe’s banks face night time T+1 blackouts

European banks are snapping up overnight staff to avoid settlement “hotspots” flaring up across Europe, as they grapple with the...
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Climate, News, Risk Management, Stress Testing
June 26, 2023

Afme survey: EU banks overshoot climate stress test demands

European banks are running climate stress tests more often than mandated amid concerns that the regulator’s existing tests underestimate the...
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CBDCs, Digital & Resilience, News
June 20, 2023

BIS’s ‘game-changing’ blueprint to revolutionise monetary system

A central bank-backed platform for payments and settlement could dramatically cut costs and risks that plague the financial system, says...
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Digital & Resilience, News, Operational Resilience
June 14, 2023

US regulators announce guidance on third-party risk management: ‘a key compliance issue’

US federal banking regulators have published updated guidance on managing the risk of third-party relationships, expanding the scope of existing...
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