region: Europe

Climate, Interviews
July 5, 2023

ISSB’s Sue Lloyd: ‘No reason for anti-ESG movement to oppose new disclosure standards’

The vice-chair of the influential standard-setter is pushing for more banks to adopt new sustainability disclosure standards, in the face...
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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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Governance, Governance & Reporting, Interviews
June 27, 2023

EBA: ‘More diversity is crucial for effective bank management’

Gender inequality is still a problem for EU banks. Bernd Rummel, senior policy expert at the European Banking Authority (EBA),...
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Analysis, Financial Stability
June 19, 2023

Regulators square up to digital bank runs

Financial regulators in the US and Europe are reviewing their tools for dealing with bank runs after the rapid dissemination...
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June 7, 2023

Finance sector faces new EU corporate sustainability rules

Tense negotiations between the EU Council, European Parliament and European Commission over the coming months will decide whether financial institutions fall within...
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Financial Stability, Regulation & Supervision
May 24, 2023

PRA ‘raises the bar’ on model risk management

The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published detailed principles for banks to follow on managing their model risk. The PRA’s supervisory statement published...
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Prudential, Recovery & Resolution
May 17, 2023

EU plan to improve crisis management and deposit insurance has several shortcomings

Banks and industry commentators have largely welcomed the European Commission’s proposal to strengthen its bank Crisis Management and Deposit Insurance...
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Prudential, Recovery & Resolution
May 3, 2023

European Commission proposes changes to the EU’s crisis management and deposit insurance framework

Long-awaited proposals aim to establish resolution process for small and medium-sized banks. On 18 April, the European Commission proposed several...
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Culture & Conduct, Governance
April 28, 2023

Industry has limited appetite for big SMCR changes

UK government’s focus on improving international competitiveness via changing the Senior Managers and Certification Regime appears at odds with some...
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City of London
April 17, 2023

UK reveals ambition to be global crypto hub

Rather than plotting a totally new regulatory course, the UK plans to place crypto within its existing mainstream financial services...
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March 30, 2023

Has the bottom fallen out of AT1 bond markets?

Events in Zurich have rattled investors and revived longstanding concerns about the status of AT1 bonds during bank insolvencies and...
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