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UK to Publish More Insurance Regulatory Data…. in Aggregate

 The Bank of England and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) are seeking comment on plans to publish quarterly, aggregated data on the UK Insurance market. Recognising the value of the breadth and depth of data contained in the regular structured disclosures required by Solvency II, the PRA hope to improve analysis and insight in the insurance […]

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UK’s FCA and Bank of England Address Data

The US aren’t the only ones turning their attention to data this year: earlier this month the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Bank of England announced proposals for data reforms across the UK financial sector. With technology changing the nature of the markets they regulate, both authorities have issued plans designed to develop […]

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Could Open Finance Transform Industry? Call for Input

Open banking has had an undeniably significant effect on the banking industry, with a wide range of faster, more convenient choices now competing for customer attention. Could extending the principles of open banking – the (optional) sharing of bank data with third parties – to other financial products further transform financial services? The UK’s Financial Conduct […]

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PRA Publish BoE Taxonomy Version 3.3.0

The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have published version 3.3.0 of the Bank of England Banking (BoE) XBRL Taxonomy, release notes, data point model dictionary, annotated templates and validation rules. Updates have been made to support the collection of Capital+ and Ring-fencing reporting. See here for more information and the taxonomy update release note.

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PRA Publish Solvency II Supervisory Approach

On 14 November, the UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published a public disclosure of Solvency II related regulations, the PRA’s supervisory approach and supervisory disclosures applicable to the year-end 2018. These are regulations primarily relevant to PRA authorised insurance companies and other insurance regulators. Designed to foster transparency and accountability between supervisory authorities, the extensive […]

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Climate Reporting Falls Short of Investor Expectations

A new UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) report indicates that companies are falling short of investor expectations for quality, granular climate-related reporting. As we heard from SASB at Data Amplified, demand for climate-related reporting is growing. However, for reporting to be useful for investors, it needs to be clear and comparable. The FRC report provides practical guidance to […]

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Machine Learning on the Rise in Financial Services

A Bank of England (BoE) report has found that the use of machine learning (ML) is on the rise in financial services. The report is based on a joint survey from BoE and the Financial Conduct Authority in 2019 of 106 firms. The UK economy is increasingly powered by big data, with financial services in particular […]

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Predicting UK Bank Distress with Machine Learning

The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) is working on machine learning techniques to predict bank distress. Using novel data sources, mainly confidential regulatory returns, this still experimental early warning system for predicting bank distress significantly outperformed other models. This development follows the Danish Business Authority’s machine learning-based Early Warning Europe, which uses large data sets from five European countries […]

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Will the UK Adopt ESEF? 

With their impending exit from the European Union, will the UK adopt the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) that becomes mandatory across the EU in January 2020? The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have released an update indicating that they are preparing to adopt ESEF in a scenario where the UK remains subject to EU law […]

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FRC Investigate Cash Flow Disclosures

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) have published a report examining how effective disclosures of cash flow in annual reports are for investor needs. Investors need information on the generation, availability and use of cash as part of their assessment and analysis – but do current cash flow statements provide enough information? The FRC’s report […]

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