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The BCBS recently published Final Standards for calculating regulatory capital for banks’ exposures to CCPs. Following this, we have published a briefing note that puts these Final Standards in context and considers the manner in which they seek to clarify and modify the existing regulatory capital rules on exposures to CCPs. View BCBS Final Standards for calculating regulatory capital for banks’ exposures to CCPs, 30 May 2014…
Recently the PRA published Consultation Paper 4/14 – Supervising international banks: the PRA’s approach to branch supervision. We have now published a client briefing note on this. View Commentary on the PRA’s Consultation Paper on its Approach to Supervising International Banks, 5 March 2014…
In September last year I produced a briefing note on CRD IV and credit risk mitigation techniques. The CRD IV introduces a new requirement for all credit risk mitigation techniques (such as security arrangements) to be supported by “independent, written and reasoned legal opinions”. The briefing note considered some of the practical implications of this requirement and the steps that institutions need to consider taking as a result of this requirement. View Our briefing