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December 15, 2022

UK’s Basel 3.1 implementation likely to see more divergence from EU

The UK sticking relatively close to the Basel framework will nonetheless mean that it will diverge further from the EU,...
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December 2, 2022

PRA says Basel '3.1’ will not see material rises in UK bank capital requirements

On November 30, the PRA published a consultation where it stated that its proposals would narrow the output gap between...
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October 18, 2022

Rising unpredictability requires greater awareness of potential model deterioration

Fintech lenders aim to challenge and disrupt the standard lending model offered by high street banks through greater user experience....
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September 27, 2022

OFR highlights under-appreciated risks around interconnectedness

In a paper published on September 22, the OFR said banks prefer to forge relationships with non-bank counterparties for their...
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August 26, 2022

Stablecoins winning regulatory acceptance – but at a price

This is good news for cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin and ether, which some authorities hold in barely disguised contempt. Andrew...
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Risk Management
August 17, 2022

Banks still vulnerable to another Archegos-type crisis

Overly generous risk weightings on certain transactions, a lack of data and stress testing loopholes means that some global systemically...
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Risk Management
July 4, 2022

Basel Committee gives ground on hedging crypto and introduces a risk add-on

The BCBS said it aims to finalise the proposals, which build on an earlier consultation, this year. However, it warned that...
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June 22, 2022

Deteriorating economic conditions resurrect eurozone crisis fears

On June 13, the European Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee (ESFRC) warned that the eurozone is increasingly fragile.  The group of...
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May 31, 2022

FSB fears climate-related contagion effects on financial system

Global warming poses a systemic risk to the world financial system, with the existence of unpredictable contagion mechanisms between sectors...
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May 30, 2022

UK financial firms face huge climate-related losses

On May 24, the Bank of England (BoE) released its 2021 Climate Biennial Exploratory Scenario (CBES) on the financial risks...
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May 20, 2022

Assessing the credit capacity of small businesses based on climate change factors

A recent British Business Bank survey highlighted that around half of UK business emissions come from the small and medium-sized...
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