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    MIDDLE EAST | Established in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Moody’s Analytics has been serving enterprise risk needs in the Middle East region since 2008.

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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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    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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    Assessing Bank of England's Climate Risk Scenarios

    Global central banks and regulators are increasingly focused on the risks climate change poses to the global financial system.

    August 2021 WebPage Mark Zandi, Marisa DiNatale , Chris Lafakis
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    Scenario Studio Kitchen: Cooking up a Debt Crisis

    This webinar features a live demonstration in Scenario Studio of the recently released Emerging Market Sovereign Debt Crisis Scenario.

    July 2021 WebPage Jesse Rogers
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    CreditForecast Small Business

    Banks, Credit Unions, and Government Entities are looking for solutions to gauge and forecast risk within the small business lending ecosystem.

    July 2021 WebPage
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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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    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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    Are We in a Housing Bubble?

    The single-family market is hot, with house prices surging in much of the country. Is the market a bubble?

    June 2021 WebPage Mark Zandi, Cristian deRitis
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    CBUAE Proposes Tech Adoption Guidelines and Finalizes Outsourcing Rule

    The Regulators in United Arab Emirates (UAE) jointly proposed guidelines for financial institutions adopting enabling technologies; the consultation was open for comments until June 30, 2021;

    June 17, 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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    Perspectivas Económicas para América Latina: Recuperación Post Pandemia

    América Latina está en recuperación y se encamina a un repunte económico en el 2021, después de la profunda contracción causada por la pandemia

    May 2021 WebPage Alfredo Coutiño, Jesse Rogers
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    Moody's Analytics U.S. Consumer Credit Outlook

    Join Moody's Analytics Scott Hoyt and David Fieldhouse as they discuss the current and anticipated trends in household credit conditions based on data from Equifax.

    May 2021 WebPage Scott Hoyt, David Fieldhouse
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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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    Data Buffet Training

    Accessing timely information on changing economic conditions is critical in today's environment.

    May 2021 WebPage

    Middle East Economic Outlook: May 2021

    Presentation slides from our webinar

    May 11, 2021 Pdf Moody's Analytics
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    Middle East Economic Outlook: May 2021

    In this webinar, Moody's Analytics economists discuss Middle East's macroeconomic outlook.

    May 2021 WebPage Moody's Analytics
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    U.S. Macro & Regional Economic Outlook

    The U.S. economy is booming and near-term prospects have rarely been as strong.

    May 2021 WebPage Mark Zandi, Adam Kamins
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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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    Custom Markets Methodology Overview

    Explore our Custom Markets model methodology for commercial and multifamily properties within the Moody's Analytics REIS database.

    March 2021 Pdf
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