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Inside LatAm 2019 - Panama

June 13, 2019 WebPage

Inside LatAm 2019 - Colombia

June 11, 2019 WebPage
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BCRA Updates Minimum Capital Requirements and Information Regime

BCRA published updated rules on minimum capital requirements for financial entities, along with the updates related to certain aspects of the information transparency regime.

May 09, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
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IMF Publishes Reports on 2019 Article IV Consultation with Colombia

IMF published its staff report and selected issues report under the 2019 Article IV consultation with Colombia.

April 29, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
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BCB Communicates on Supervision of Open Banking Activities

BCB published a communication regarding the supervision of open banking model in Brazil.

April 24, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
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BIS Paper on Effect of Loan-Loss Provisions on Chilean Mortgage Market

BIS published a working paper on the impact of macro-prudential regulation on mortgage credit.

April 18, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
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BCB Amends Circulars on Management of IRRBB for Banks in Brazil

BCB issued Circular No. 3.938 on changes to the rule on the identification, measurement, and control of interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB) and on the public disclosure and remittance (to BCB) of information related to IRRBB.

April 17, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
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Economic Costs of Closing the U.S.-Mexico Border

Supply chains and cross-border transactions could be damaged.

April 2019 Pdf Alfredo Coutiño
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Perspectivas Económicas América Central 2019

América Central continuará siendo la subregión con mayor crecimiento en el 2019, dada su estrecha relación con el mercado estadounidense y los aún favorables precios de las materias primas.

April 2019 Pdf Alfredo Coutiño
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IMF Report Examines Developments in Banking Sector in Argentina

IMF published a staff report highlighting that the banking system in Argentina remains resilient.

April 05, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
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Moody's Analytics Webinar: Latin America Economic Outlook 2019

Latin America is heading toward a second year of recovery in 2019 with continued general improvement across countries. However, key risks threaten to adversely affect the region’s economic performance.

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Moody's Analytics Webinar: Perspectivas Económicas para América Latina 2019

América Latina se encamina a su segundo año de recuperación en el 2019, con una mejoría más generalizada a nivel de países.

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Caught in the Cross Fire: Latin America Navigates Global Trade Risks

We assess the economic consequences for Latin America should the trade truce between the U.S. and China fail to hold.

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Global Outlook: Weaker Growth, Pervasive Downside Risks

Global economic growth has passed the peak and is transitioning to a slower pace after being on an upswing for more than two years.

March 2019 Pdf Steven Cochrane, Katrina Ell, Ruth Stroppiana
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SBIF Modifies Information System Manual for Changes Related to CNC

SBIF updated the Information System Manual with respect to the modifications made to the Compendium of Accounting Standards (CNC) in July 2018.

March 13, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
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BCBS Assesses Brazil as Compliant with NSFR and LE Framework

BCBS published reports assessing implementation of the net stable funding ratio (NSFR) and the large exposures (LE) framework in Brazil. Overall, the NSFR and the large exposures framework in Brazil were found to be compliant with the global standards of BCBS.

March 07, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
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SBIF Extends Consultation Period for Proposed Updates to CNC for Banks

SBIF extended the consultation period for a proposed update to the Compendium of Accounting Standards (CNC) for banks.

March 06, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

Mexico Under a Severe Economic Scenario

A severely adverse economic scenario in the U.S. will cause severe damage to Mexico's economy. If the Federal Reserve's severe scenario to test the strength and resilience of banking institutions materializes, Mexico's economy would suffer profoundly. The negative consequences will surpass in magnitude and duration those faced by the Mexican economy during the global recession in 2008-2009.

February 20, 2019 Pdf Alfredo Coutiño
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BCB Publishes Circular on Pillar 3 Disclosure Requirements

BCB issued Circular No. 3.930 to broaden the scope and standardize the qualitative and quantitative information disclosed by financial institutions on calculation of capital, compliance with prudential limits, and management of risk.

February 15, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
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South America Under Hypothetical Stress Scenarios

Applying the Fed's latest CCAR parameters, the region's recessions would be deeper than in the U.S.

February 2019 Pdf Juan Pablo Fuentes
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Latin American Currency Highlights: Determining the Risk of a Large Currency Depreciation for 15 Countries

Latin American countries have a shaky history when it comes to stable foreign exchange. Several countries are facing economic and political upheaval, which may significantly impact the value of their currencies. Using the Moody's Analytics Currency Depreciation Indicator, we evaluate the coming year for 15 Latin American countries.

February 2019 Pdf Moody's Analytics
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BCRA Updates Minimum Capital and LCR Rules in January 2019

BCRA updated the minimum capital requirements and liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) rules under the Basel standards for banks.

January 31, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
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SBIF Proposes Updates to Compendium of Accounting Standards for Banks

SBIF proposed an update to the Compendium of Accounting Standards (CNC) for banks.

January 24, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
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SBIF Publishes Law to Modernize Banking Legislation in Chile

This law modifies the General Law of Banks and transfers the supervision of financial entities, including banks, issuers, and operators of credit or payment cards with provision of funds, from the Superintendent of Banks and Financial Institutions (SBIF) to the Commission for the Financial Market (CMF).

January 12, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
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SBIF Amends Standards for Management of Liquidity Position by Banks

SBIF published a set of amendments to the "Management and Measurement of the Liquidity Position" standards.

December 28, 2018 WebPage Regulatory News
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IMF Publishes Report on the 2018 Article IV Consultation with Bolivia

IMF published its staff report under the 2018 Article IV Consultation with Bolivia.

December 21, 2018 WebPage Regulatory News
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IMF Assesses Implementation of Basel Core Principles in Peru

IMF published its report on the detailed assessment of observance on the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (BCPs) in Peru, under the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP).

December 14, 2018 WebPage Regulatory News
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IMF Reports Assess the Stability of Financial System in Brazil

IMF published a report on the results of the Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) on Brazil.

December 11, 2018 WebPage Regulatory News
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SBIF Proposes Updates to Measurement of Liquidity Position Standards

SBIF proposed a set of modifications to the "Management and Measurement of the Liquidity Position" standards.

October 02, 2018 WebPage Regulatory News
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BCB Proposes Changes to the Circular on Management of IRRBB in Brazil

BCB is consulting on proposed changes to the rule on the identification, measurement, and control of interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB) and on the public disclosure and remittance (to BCB) of information related to the IRRBB.

September 20, 2018 WebPage Regulatory News
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