(Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence) – While the regulatory pendulum has swung toward the “more” side since since the advent of Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, a relatively new – and less noticeable — counter-trend has emerged toward addressing complaints by smaller banks of disproportionately heavy regulation. (more…)
Financial Regulatory Forum
By Steve Slater and Alex Chambers
LONDON, May 28 (Reuters) – This week’s market jitters that banks were heading back to the darkest days of 2008 look overdone because lenders have vastly improved their assets and central banks stand ready with abundant funding.
By Huw Jones
LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) – Banks operating in Britain were given more breathing space on Monday when their regulator, the Financial Services Authority, said it would not demand higher liquidity levels until the economy is recovering properly.
By Huw Jones
LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Britain’s financial watchdog said on Monday that banks will have several years to comply with tougher liquidity rules aimed at ensuring the sector can navigate sudden market storms without government help. (more…)
LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – The Bank of England said on Monday it will give more banks access to its open market operations to help smaller institutions better manage their liquidity. (more…)
PARIS, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Central bankers are working on a system to ensure they coordinate exit strategies to avoid any untoward consequences of removing stimulus at different times, a Financial Stability Board official said on Tuesday.