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  • FCA: Employer salary advance schemes

    30/07/2020
    FCA has published a statement setting out its view of the risks and benefits of the schemes and what employers and... employees should consider when using them.
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  • BIS: The Basel Core Principles

    30/07/2020
    BIS has published this document as part of its FSI executive summaries series.
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  • EBA: Risk Dashboard/Risk Assessment Questionnaire

    30/07/2020
    EBA has published these documents, which relate to Q1 2020 data. EBA notes that the impact of Covid-19 was mainly... reflected in a contraction of banks’ capital ratios and profitability, but non-performing loans ratios remained stable.
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  • HMT: Securitisation repository application arrangements under the UK Securitisation Regulation

    30/07/2020
    HMT's statement sets out its intention to facilitate FCA’s consideration of applications of securitisation repositories under the UK Securitisation Regulation.
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  • BIS: Insurance Capital Standard - market risk charges

    30/07/2020
    BIS has published this document as part of its FSI executive summaries series.
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  • HMT/DBEIS: State aid

    30/07/2020
    HMT/DBEIS have published the text of letter to UK Finance on EU state aid changes.
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  • EBA: Leveraged finance

    30/07/2020
    EBA's thematic report highlights that the expansion of the leveraged finance sector in recent years came along with a significant easing... of credit standards. It also notes that weaknesses accumulated over the past few years and the inherent risks of leveraged finance led to a sharp fall in this market when Covid-19 reached Europe.
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  • ESMA: Short Selling Regulation Decision

    30/07/2020
    ESMA’s Decision (EU) 2020/1123 of 10 June 2020 renewing the temporary requirement to natural or legal persons who have net short... positions to temporarily lower the notification thresholds of net short positions in relation to the issued share capital of companies whose shares are admitted to trading on a regulated market to notify the competent authorities above a certain threshold in accordance with the Short Selling Regulation has now been published in the Official Journal.
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  • SRB: Operational guidance for operational continuity in resolution and FMI contingency plans

    30/07/2020
    The guidance on operational continuity in resolution provides clarification to banks on how to implement SRB expectations related to service identification... and mapping, assessment of operational continuity risk, mitigating measures such as having adequately documented, resolution-resilient contracts, appropriate management information systems and governance arrangements. The guidance on FMI contingency plans sets out SRB’s expectations with regard to the minimum content of FMI contingency plans prepared by banks.
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  • FCA: Vulnerable consumers

    29/07/2020
    FCA has set out new best practice guidance for firms to do more to protect vulnerable consumers in a guidance consultation... which incorporates feedback from stakeholders following the first phase of consultation in July 2019. The guidance aims to provide a framework that allows all firms to accurately assess whether they are treating vulnerable consumers fairly. Responses are required by 30 September 2020. FCA has also published research on vulnerable consumers’ experiences of dealing with financial services firms and number of in-depth case studies. FCA notes that, although it found many examples of good practice, it is also aware of cases where vulnerability is either not considered by firms or positively exploited for gain. Documents may be downloaded via the following link.
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