International Regulatory Updates


JULY 11, 2012
The European Banking Authority published today an overview report on the implementation of the capital exercise. In line with the EBA's Recommendation, the vast majority of the banks in the sample meet the required ratio of 9% Core Tier 1 (CT1). For the few banks that were not fully able to meet the ...
JULY 06, 2012
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today published two final sets of guidelines aimed at enhancing the protection of investors in the EU. The guidelines relate to the provisions under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) relating to the suitability of investme ...
JULY 03, 2012
Inside this issue: IFSP Seminar - Malta as a Financial Centre: State of Play Financial and insurance activities contribution to Gross Value Added (Q1 2012) Revised Application Form for Investment Services Licence Holders Guidance Note issued by MFSA on the Delegated Regulation amending ...
JUNE 25, 2012
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has published its annual report for 2011/12. The annual report is a key component of the FSA’s accountability framework. The report outlines how the FSA has performed against the priorities set out in its 2011/12 Business Plan and its statutory objectives. F ...
JUNE 12, 2012
EBA invites comments on all proposals put forward in this paper, and in particular on the specific questions summarised in V.b. Comments are most helpful if they: indicate the specific point or question to which the comment relates; contain a clear rationale; provide evidence to suppor ...
JUNE 11, 2012
EIOPA Financial Stability Report June 2012 ...
JUNE 07, 2012
The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation on Draft Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on disclosure for own funds. These draft ITS complement the first set of standards on own funds published last April and focus on the disclosure requirements to be met by institutions. ...
JUNE 07, 2012
The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation on Draft Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on Supervisory reporting requirements for leverage ratio. These ITS, which will be part of the EU single rulebook, intend to specify the main features (formats, frequencies, IT solution ...
JUNE 07, 2012
Who should read this paper? This document will be of interest to all stakeholders involved in the securities markets. It is primarily of interest to competent authorities and firms that are subject to MiFID II and MiFIR – in particular, investment firms and credit institutions performing invest ...