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 […]
National economies and the global economy are relying on central banks more than perhaps they ever have, with a host of emergency funding mechanisms in place right around the world. Central banks run on data. This week the European Banking Authority (EBA) published the next update to the package of reporting rules that comprise Phase […]
The European Banking Authority (EBA) have published a guide highlighting the importance of assessing data management when evaluating an entity for resolution. In a year when Europe’s Single Resolution Board (SRB) has shifted to full XBRL reporting, the importance of high quality data in this area is increasingly evident. The SRB collects huge amounts of data […]
Machine learning (ML) has been touted as set to transform the financial landscape – but is this hype or reality? A recent Bank of England survey indicated that machine learning – including live projects using complex methods such as natural language processing – are increasingly common in the UK. The data shows that a third […]