AI and machine learning (ML) are playing an ever-growing role in financial markets around the world – and while these new technologies can reduce costs and increase speed for firms and investors, they also come with an element of risk.
The European Banking Authority recently published its final draft Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on Pillar 3 disclosures and supervisory reporting.
What would a world where data was restricted by borders look like? This week the Bank of England’s blog, Bank Underground, explored the threat that fragmentation in the global data supply chain could pose to financial services.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) recently announced the launch of their new user-friendly data collection platform, RegData.
Regulators the world over are concerned that public companies provide as much transparency as possible about the impact of the pandemic on their operations. For example ESMA, the SEC, Japan’s JFSA, Brazil’s CVM, and IOSCO itself have recently provided advisories in this area.
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 […]
The European Banking Authority (EBA) outlined its implementation plan for the new regulatory framework for investment firms, alongside a consultation on its first set of new regulatory requirements. The roadmap includes prudential requirements, reporting requirements and disclosures, and remuneration requirements. The EBA plans to implement a regulatory framework that is calibrated to the size and […]
Supervisory practices across the EU are increasingly in alignment, according to a recent European Banking Authority (EBA) report.
This week a World Bank Group cautions against making Covid-19 related regulatory allowances that reduce the utility of essential credit-related data. Disruptions in supply chains and reductions in demand have had a huge impact on profitability during the pandemic. In order to avert a credit freeze, regulators worldwide have introduced unprecedented financial measures – from […]
Africa’s Standard Bank has urged regulators to amend regulations that restrict digital trade in order to ease the economic impact of Covid-19. Vinod Madhavan, head of trade for Standard Bank Group, highlighted how the current limitations on movement have had a significant impact on trade – and created an opportunity to digitise trade, which traditionally […]