Monthly Archives: February 2014

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BRSANALYTICS to participate in ABTEC 2014

BRSANALYTICS will be participating in the Arabian Banking Technology Exhibition and Conference (ABTEC) held on the 8th and 9th April 2014 in Bahrain at the B06 stand. The peer-led conference aims to bring together C level executives with the world’s leading and innovative IT companies. Daniel Buttigieg, Business Development Executive for BRSANALYTICS said that “exhibiting [...]

By | February 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments

New CRD IV and CRR Liquidity and Leverage requirements

The following article will take a close look at the Liquidity and Leverage requirements of the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) IV and the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR). Other issues such as counterparty risk and the adoption of the single Europe wide rule will also be discussed. Liquidity Due to Basel III and CRD IV, [...]

By | February 27th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Kuwait’s central bank governor Mohammad al-Hashel is at the forefront of new thinking on Islamic finance

Islamic finance has been one of the fastest growing areas of finance in recent years, but this growth has been from a very small base. Even in those Muslim countries where consumers have a choice between conventional and Islamic finance, Islamic finance has not gained a share of the market of more than 50%. [...]

By | February 26th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Middle East 2014 Regulatory Updates

The UAE Central Bank is expected to issue new rules and regulations for banks and financial institutions in the region in the coming months of 2014. They are mainly related to anti-money laundering (AML), Shariah banking, financial statements, disaster recovery, FATCA compliance and virtual banking systems. In addition, the UAE witnessed the establishment of [...]

By | February 7th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Success Story for BRSANALYTICS Event

The BRSANALYTICS business breakfast organised by Computime in conjunction with Microsoft Malta came to a successful close this morning at the Microsoft Innovation Centre at SkyParks Luqa. The event was attended by a significant number of Malta’s leading banks and financial institutions along with key representatives from the Computime team. The opening speech delivered [...]

By | February 4th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Basel III Standards Apply to Kuwait Banks: CB

KUWAIT: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Governor Dr Mohammad Al-Hashel said here yesterday the CBK board of directors has approved the application of the Basel III capital adequacy standards to Kuwaiti banks. The Basel III capital adequacy standards include key amendments to the Basel II standards, primarily an increase in the total ratio of [...]

By | February 3rd, 2014|News|0 Comments