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    SARB Publishes Multiple Regulatory Updates for Banks

    SARB published supervisory guidelines for the advanced measurement approach to operational risk as well as discussion paper on the proposed valuation requirements for resolution planning purposes.

    October 11, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    BIS Report Highlights Potential of Multi-CBDC Platform Prototype

    The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) published a report on a multiple central bank digital currencies (mCBDCs) platform for cross-border payments.

    September 28, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    CBUAE to Cease COVID Relief Support, Issues Guide on AML/CFT Screening

    The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) held a meeting that focused on plans for the gradual withdrawal of the extraordinary support measures that were introduced due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    September 23, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    Dubai FSA Updates Rulebook Modules for Banks in September 2021

    The Dubai Financial Services Authority (Dubai FSA) updated the Rulebook modules for banks, following consultation on a number of proposed legislative changes that were set out in the consultation paper no. 138.

    September 22, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    BOM Updates Guidance on LIBOR Transition in Mauritius

    The Bank of Mauritius (BoM) updated the guidance on London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) transition.

    September 17, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    CBB Issues Circular on Second Phase of Open Banking Framework

    The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) issued a circular on the second phase of the open banking framework in Bahrain.

    September 15, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    CBE Issues Circular on Formulation of Recovery Plans by Banks

    The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) published a circular that sets out general rules for preparing recovery plans for banks.

    September 02, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    BoM Consults on Guideline on Use of Cloud Services

    The Bank of Mauritius (BoM) is proposed guidelines on the private banking business and on the general principles for use of cloud services.

    August 26, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    BOM Proposes Guidelines on Use of Cloud Services and Private Banking

    The Bank of Mauritius (BoM) is consulting on revisions to the guideline for banks licensed to carry on private banking business, with the consultation period ending on September 15, 2021.

    August 26, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    Dubai FSA Updates Rulebook Modules for Banks in August 2021

    The Dubai Financial Services Authority (Dubai FSA) updated Rulebook modules for banks, following consultation on a number of proposed legislative changes that were set out in the consultation papers numbered 135, 137, and 140.

    August 22, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    CBE Publishes Guiding Principles for Sustainable Finance

    The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) published a circular that sets out the guiding principles for sustainable finance.

    July 18, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    Dubai FSA Updates Rulebook Modules for Banks in July 2021

    The Dubai Financial Services Authority (Dubai FSA) updated the Rulebook modules for banks, following consultation on a number of proposed legislative changes that were set out in the consultation paper numbered 137.

    July 14, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    SARB to Revise Implementation Dates for Final Basel Reforms

    The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) published a guidance note (4/2021) on the proposed revised implementation dates for certain regulatory reforms under Basel III.

    July 09, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    CBB Amends Rulebook Modules to Align Rules with Open Banking Framework

    The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) amended certain Rulebook modules to align its regulations with the open banking framework, which was launched in October 2020.

    July 07, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    South Africa Series: ESG Assessments and Risk Management

    As investors and companies increasingly weigh climate risk into their investment decisions and strategic direction.

    June 2021 WebPage Moody's Analytics
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    Dubai FSA Opens Applications for Regulatory Sandbox

    The Dubai Financial Services Authority (Dubai FSA) invites local and international firms to apply to join the next cohort for its Innovation Testing License Program, which is the DFSA's version of a regulatory sandbox.

    June 29, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    BOM Publishes Several Regulatory Updates in June 2021

    The Bank of Mauritius (BOM) published guidelines on the issuance of sustainable bonds, on the scope of application of Basel III and eligible capital, for the computation of debt-to-income ratio for residential property loans.

    June 28, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    SARB to Bring Cryptoassets into Regulatory Purview

    The SARB Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group (IFWG), through the Crypto Assets Regulatory Working Group (CAR WG), published a position paper on cryptoassets.

    June 11, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    SARB Publishes Directive on Capital Framework and Update on JIBAR

    SARB published Directive 5/2021 that sets out the updated capital framework requirements for banks in South Africa.

    June 01, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    South Africa Series: Onboarding your third parties

    Screening customers and other counterparties against adverse media as well as multiple internal, domestic and international sanctions, watchlists and Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) can often pose significant operational challenges.

    May 2021 WebPage Moody's Analytics
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    CBB Outlines Progress in Implementing Open Banking Services

    CBB published a commentary on the progress made by retail banks in Bahrain on implementation of the necessary infrastructure for compliance with the Open Banking Framework in Bahrain, following the grace period allowed for implementation.

    May 18, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    Moody's Analytics and KBA East Africa Webinar Series: Forward-Looking Risk Management

    Join this webinar to learn about the challenges and best practices in the banking sector.

    May 2021 WebPage Moody's Analytics
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    CBB Proposes to Align Rulebook Modules With Open Banking Framework

    CBB proposed amendments to certain modules of the Rulebook Volume 1 for conventional banks, Volume 2 for Islamic banks, and Volume 5 for specialized licensees.

    April 28, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    Dubai FSA Issues Resolution Module, Consults on Leverage Ratio Rules

    Dubai FSA published the new Recovery and Resolution (RAR) module of the Dubai FSA Rulebook.

    April 26, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News, Authors
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    SARB Issues Liquidity Stress Test Rules and Resolution Regime Proposal

    SARB issued directive (D4/2021) to all banks, branches of foreign institutions, controlling companies, eligible institutions, and auditors of banks or controlling companies regarding the requirements and frequency of conducting externally facilitated liquidity stress simulations.

    April 15, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    BOG Issues Notice on Dividend Distribution by Banks

    The Bank of Ghana, or BOG, issued a notice (BG/GOV/SEC/2020/03) directed to all banks and specialized deposit-taking institutions to desist them from declaring or paying dividends or distributing reserves to shareholders.

    April 09, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    Dubai FSA Updates and Introduces Rulebook Modules for Banks

    Dubai FSA published new and updated Rulebook modules for banks, following consultation on a number of proposed legislative changes that were set out in the consultation papers numbered 131, 132, and 134.

    April 04, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    BoM Revises Guidelines on ECAI Use and Cross-Border Exposure of Banks

    BoM recently revised a couple of guideline documents for banks and signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with BSP, the central bank of Philippines.

    April 01, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    BOG Becomes Member of Basel Consultative Group

    BOG announced that it has been admitted as a member of the Basel Consultative Group (BCG).

    April 01, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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    CBB Consults on Liquidity Risk Module and SME Financing Requirements

    CBB proposed requirements on financing for small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs), the consultation period for which ends on April 01, 2021.

    March 25, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
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