Monthly Archives: June 2016


EBA launches consultation on Guidelines on disclosure requirements for the EU banking sector

The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation on a set of Guidelines on regulatory disclosure requirements following an update of the Pillar 3 requirements by the Basel Committee in January 2015. These Guidelines are part of the EBA's work to improve and enhance the consistency and comparability of institutions' disclosures and aim [...]

By | 2017-07-21T13:04:19+00:00 June 29th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Financial institutions weigh their options after Brexit

Britain’s decision to leave the EU is met with shock and uncertainty In financial circles, the shock at the news that Britain has voted to leave the European Union can be felt well beyond the City of London. Across the Channel, financiers from Frankfurt to Milan are expressing regret, sadness and disbelief at news [...]

By | 2017-07-21T13:07:31+00:00 June 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

EBA publishes final draft technical standards on specialised lending exposures

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) specifying how institutions should take into account and treat several factors when assigning risk weights to specialised lending exposures. The purpose of these RTS is to harmonise the assignment of risk weights to specialised lending exposures for institutions that apply [...]

By | 2017-07-21T13:07:56+00:00 June 13th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Reforming Indian banks: Bureaucrats at the till

The financial sector in India is being improved rather than overhauled India's biggest banks tend to have official-sounding names, worthy of a central bank. There is State Bank of India, Union Bank of India, Bank of India and even Central Bank of India (the actual central bank is called the Reserve Bank of India, [...]

By | 2017-07-21T13:08:17+00:00 June 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments