Joining regulators around the world who are increasingly concerned about the impact of climate change on financial institutions, the Hong Kong Money Authority (HKMA) recently set out a supervisory approach designed to ensure banks build resilience to climate-related risk.
XBRL has a number of exciting projects in the pipeline – not least the expansion of structured, machine-readable data to all of Europe with next year’s ESEF mandate. However, sometimes it’s worth looking backwards to take note of successful implementations that have been humming along for some time now.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) is expanding its publication of key risk indicators about some of the world’s largest financial institutions. Globally systemically important institutions (or “G-SIIs”) each have on and off balance sheet exposures in excess of EUR200bn.
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has finalised its response to on-going Inter-Bank Offered Rates (IBOR) reform by issuing a package of amendments to the IFRS Standards.
This week the European Central Bank (ECB) published supervisory statistics for the first quarter of 2020 that indicate the impact of Covid-19 on the strength and security of Europe’s banks.
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has issued a statement emphasising the need to transition to LIBOR alternatives by the end of 2021, despite Covid-19 setbacks.
Francois Denimal, Managing Director at FIS, an international provider of financial services technology, has emphasised that Vietnam’s banking sector must adopt international reporting standards and financial regulations to compete on the world stage. Vietnam’s economy has been growing at pace, and after demonstrating a world-leading response to Covid-19, should continue to grow in 2020, even […]
How should banks model potential extreme shocks to the financial system? Banks need to calculate all risk factors, however, while some future risks can be modeled with relevant price and transaction data, others can’t. In the case of non-modellable risks, institutions must calculate prudent measures that take into account a potential scenario of extreme future […]
Want to know more about the US Federal response to the coronavirus crisis? The Federal Reserve Supervision and Regulation Report outlines the Reserve’s regulatory and supervisory response. It uses federal banking data to provide an overview of banking trends and market indicators of industry conditions. The report also gives an overview of current regulatory policy, […]
These are extraordinary and uncertain times, requiring, even more so than usual, substantial and useful data to help navigate the murky waters of the post-Covid-19 economy. As such, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has launched an additional EU wide transparency exercise in order to provide a snapshot of Europe’s banks pre-pandemic. Similar to EBA’s regular […]