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ECB sets total supervisory fees for 2016

Created
Thursday, 28 April 2016

                                                                 28 April 2016

 

ECB set total supervisory fees for 2016The ECB has estimated that the total costs associated with its tasks for prudential supervision of the banking system for 2016 will be €404 million. This represents an increase of 23.9% on the amount invoiced in 2015.

 

 

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Decision

 

The European Parliament approves the adoption of the Regulation on financial benchmarks

Created
Thursday, 28 April 2016

                                                                28 April 2016

 

The European Commission welcomed vote by the European Parliament which paves the way for common EU standards against the manipulation of financial benchmarks. The adoption of the proposed Regulation on financial benchmarks was approved by a large majority in the plenary session and it follows a political agreement by the European Parliament and the Council in November 2015.

The Regulation will enter into force following formal adoption by the Council, which is expected in May 2016, and publication in the official journal.

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Press release

 

EIOPA publishes a final report (feedback statement) on the public consultation on a Pan-European Personal Pension product

Created
Wednesday, 27 April 2016

                                                                 27 April 2016

 

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published  a Final Report (feedback statement) on its public consultation related to the creation of a standardised pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP).

The public consultation was conducted in July – October 2015.

 

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Final report

MiFID2: ECON Committee and EU Council Presidency publish amendments to proposals extending date of application

Created
Wednesday, 27 April 2016

                                                                 11 April 2016

 

The EU Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON)  adopted two reports on the EU Commission's proposals for a Directive and Regulation to extend the date of application of MiFID2 and MiFIR.  The reports set out amendments made in Committee to the proposals and have been tabled for the Parliament's plenary session.

 

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ECON report on proposed Directive

ECON report on proposed Regulation

 

Securitisation: EU Commission responds to questions on proposed regulation

Created
Wednesday, 27 April 2016

                                                                 27 April 2016

 

The EU Commission published its responses to questions from the EU Parliament on the proposed regulation on creating a European framework for simple, transparent and standardised securitisation. The questions cover financial stability, transparency, alignment and transferring of risk, funding of the real economy, supervision, synthetic securitisation, the role of credit rating agencies, the interests of the European Central Bank (ECB) in securitisation, market impact and third countries.

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Responses

ESMA updates on reporting structured finance instruments information under the CRAregulation

Created
Wednesday, 27 April 2016

                                                                 27 April 2016

 

The CRA Regulation requires issuers, originators and sponsor entities to report information in respect of Structured Finance Instruments (SFI) to ESMA.

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ESMA publishes responses to the consultation on MAR guidelines

Created
Wednesday, 27 April 2016

                                                                 27 April 2016

 

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the responses received to the Consultation on draft guidelines on the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR).

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Responses

ESMA publishes response to commission green paper on retail financial services

Created
Tuesday, 26 April 2016

                                                                 26 April 2016

 

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)  published its response to the European Commission’s Green Paper on Retail Financial Services (the ‘Green Paper’). In the response, ESMA conveys its views on a number of topics covered in the Green Paper which are considered relevant to ESMA as well as on ESMA’s activities and their contribution to the objective of ensuring providers and customers of retail financial products make better use of the Single Market. 

 

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Response

EBA discloses first list of O-SIIs in the EU

Created
Tuesday, 26 April 2016

                                                                 25 April 2016

 

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published the first list of Other Systemically Important Institutions (O-SIIs) in the EU. O-SIIs are those institutions which are deemed systemically relevant in addition to Global Systemically Important Institutions (G-SIIs), already identified(1). The institutions have been identified by relevant authorities across the Union according to harmonised criteria provided by the EBA(2). This list reflects also the additional capital buffers that the relevant authorities have set for the O-SIIs they have identified.

EBA consults on disclosure of encumbered and unencumbered assets

Created
Tuesday, 26 April 2016

                                                                 25 April 2016

 

The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a consultation on draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the disclosure of encumbered and unencumbered assets for the provision of transparent and harmonised information on the topic, as laid down in the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR). These draft RTS, which build on the EBA Guidelines on the same topic, detail the disclosure requirements and provide additional information. The consultation will run until 25 July 2016.

 

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Consultation

Market Abuse Regulation: European Parliament and Council publish a report on on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories as regards certain dates

Created
Tuesday, 26 April 2016

                                                                 25 April 2016

 

European Parliament and Council published a report on on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories as regards certain dates. Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council3 and Directive 2014/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council4 are major pieces of financial legislation adopted in the wake of the financial crisis as regards securities markets, investment intermediaries and trading venues. The new framework reinforces and replaces Directive 2004/39/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

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Report

Capital Markets Union: EU Commission publishes status report

Created
Tuesday, 26 April 2016

                                                                 25 April 2016

   

The EU Commission published a status report on progress made in the six months since the adoption of the Capital Markets Union (CMU) action plan. Developments highlighted in the report include the proposal for a regulation on securitisation, proposed amendments to the Prospectus Directive, and consultations on retail financial services and business restructuring and insolvency.

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Report

European Financial Stability and Integration review

The European Commission informs ESMA about its decision to endorse draft rts on the non-equity transparency, the ancillary test and position limits provided that certain changes are made

Created
Friday, 22 April 2016

                                                                 21 April 2016

 

The European Commission informed ESMA about its decision to endorse draft regulatory technical standards on the non-equity transparency, the ancillary test and position limits provided that certain changes are made.

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Letter to ESMA requesting amendments to RTS 2 (non-equity transparency)

Letter to ESMA requesting amendments to RTS 20 (ancillary activities)

Letter to ESMA requesting amendments to RTS 21 (position limits)

ECB announces details of the corporate sector purchase programme (CSPP)

Created
Friday, 22 April 2016

                                                                 21 April 2016

 

ECB announces details of the corporate sector purchase programme (CSPP). The CSPP aims to further strengthen the pass-through of the Eurosystem’s asset purchases to the financing conditions of the real economy.

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Q&A

MEPs call for a more innovative single market, stripped of unjustified barriers

Created
Thursday, 21 April 2016

                                                                 21 April 2016

 

European Parliament call for a more innovative single market, stripped of unjustified barriers. Ways to unleash the full potential of the single market to the benefit of consumers, employees and businesses, in particular start-ups, are proposed in a report voted by Internal Market Committee MEPs on Thursday. Priorities include eliminating unjustified barriers to trade, helping SMEs and start-ups to scale up their activities, reforming VAT rules, developing legislative tools to foster the sharing economy and building a strong culture of compliance and enforcement.

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Press release

BCBS publishes standards for interest rate risk in the banking book

Created
Thursday, 21 April 2016

 

                                                                 21 April 2016

 

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued standards for Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book (IRRBB). The standards revise the Committee's 2004 Principles for the management and supervision of interest rate risk, which set out supervisory expectations for banks' identification, measurement, monitoring and control of IRRBB as well as its supervision.

 

 

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Interest rate risk in the banking book


ESMA Adds Credit Derivatives to Its Public Register on EMIR

Created
Wednesday, 20 April 2016

                                                                 19 April 2016

 

 

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published an update of its Public Register for the Clearing Obligation. Update concerns the addition of credit derivatives, notably for iTraxx main and iTraxx crossover contracts, to the clearing obligation. 

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Public register

EBA publishes final Guidelines for disclosing confidential information under the BRRD

Created
Wednesday, 20 April 2016

                                                                 19 April 2016

 

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published  its final Guidelines defining how confidential information collected under the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) should be disclosed in summary or collective form without identifying individual institutions or relevant entities.

 

 

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Press release

Final guidelines

EIOPA consults on methodology to derive ultimate forward rate under Solvency II

Created
Wednesday, 20 April 2016

                                                                 20 April 2016

 

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published a Consultation Paper on the methodology to derive the ultimate forward rate (UFR) and its implementation.According to the Solvency II legislative framework the ultimate forward rate shall be stable over time and shall only change as a result of changes in long-term expectations. 

 

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Consultation paper

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/592 of 1 March 2016 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 of the EP and of the Council with Regard to Regulatory Technical Standards on the Clearing Obligation

Created
Tuesday, 19 April 2016

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has been notified of the classes of credit over the counter (OTC) derivatives that a central counterparty (CCP) has been authorised to clear. For each of those classes ESMA has assessed the criteria that are essential for subjecting them to the clearing obligation, including the level of standardisation, the volume and liquidity, and the availability of pricing information. With the overarching objective of reducing systemic risk, ESMA has determined the classes of credit OTC derivatives that should be subject to the clearing obligation in accordance with the procedure set out in Regulation (EU) No 648/2012.

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