BCBS ponders implications of fintech developments, calls for public feedback

Fintechs making strides

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has published a report, “Sound practices: implications of fintech developments for banks and bank supervisors”, and is asking for public feedback until 31 October 2017.

Shedding light on shadow banking reporting

Selwyn Blair-Ford, Wolters Kluwer

We take a look at the new EU reporting requirements for managing exposure to shadow banking. There are plenty of challenges ahead, not least for the systems that will need to be updated to ensure that firms are able to adequately cope with the new guidelines.

Fundamental Review of the Trading Book: analysing the impact

Xavier Dubois, Wolters Kluwer

Exactly who is affected as a result of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB)? Xavier Dubois, senior risk and finance specialist for EMEA at Wolters Kluwer, explores the subject. Earlier year, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) set out the long awaited revised standards for minimum capital requirements for market risk. We […]

PMPG endorses Swift messages for intraday liquidity reporting


The Payments Market Practice Group has endorsed the use of Swift messages for intraday liquidity reporting. The Swift message set for intraday liquidity reporting underpins a rulebook created by the Liquidity Implementation Task Force, an industry group of twenty five large clearing banks, custodian banks and global brokers, to support compliance with Basel Committee on Banking Supervision requirements.

Banks falling behind on liquidity monitoring says Swift


Fewer than a third of banks are at the implementation stage of projects implementing the Basel intraday liquidity monitoring rules that come into force next month – and most believe that industry collaboration will be needed to achieve a successful outcome.

Intraday liquidity reporting poses challenge for banks says Swift

Like one of Switzerland's many skii runs, Basel III will be a challenge, says Celent

New intraday liquidity reporting tools set out by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision could pose a serious challenge for banks, according to a new white paper by Swift.

Risk aggregation and reporting challenges intensify for banks


The past month has been a busy one for G-SIBs – global systemically important banks – as they confront the challenges of “what full compliance looks like” in the context of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and its Principles for Effective Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting.

The challenge of intraday liquidity reporting


Reporting on the management of intraday liquidity risk will start on a monthly basis from 1 January 2015 to coincide with the implementation of the liquidity coverage ratio reporting requirements. Christian Goerlach of Deutsche Bank, takes a closer look at some of the issues facing global banks.

February 2014 SEPA: a two-way stretch

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A nominal six-month delay in the need to migrate to SEPA-compatible formats hasn’t slowed down the rush to convert clients

A regulatory trigger for risk transformation


The Basel principles for effective risk management offer a chance to transform information management that should not be missed.