ESMA published the regulatory work program for 2019. The work program provides an overview of ESMA’s Single Rulebook work. It lists all the technical standards and technical advice that ESMA has been mandated to draft by the relevant legislation. Among others, this work program lists planned activities in the areas of STS Securitization Regulation, Capital Requirements Regulation, and Sustainable Finance Action Plan.
Annex I of the regulatory work program lists the mandates for technical standards and technical advice that are contained within legislative proposals. ESMA will begin work on those mandates once the legislation has been adopted. Annex II gives the full references for the legislation in force that is referred to in this regulatory work program. Finally, Annex III gives the full references for the legislative proposals that have not yet been adopted.
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APRA updated the lists of the Direct to APRA (D2A) validation and derivation rules for authorized deposit-taking institutions, insurers, and superannuation entities.
EC adopted a package that includes the digital finance and retail payments strategies and the legislative proposals for regulatory frameworks on crypto-assets and digital operational resilience.
ECB published an opinion (CON/2020/22) on proposals for regulations amending the securitization framework of EU, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FCA is consulting on its approach to the authorization and supervision of international firms operating in UK.
MAS published amendments to Notice 637 on the risk-based capital adequacy requirements for reporting banks incorporated in Singapore.
FCA announced that it will move firms to RegData from Gabriel in the coming months in stages, based on the reporting requirements of firms.
ISDA issued a letter to regulators to flag that it now expects the supplement to the 2006 ISDA Definitions and the Interbank Offered Rate (IBOR) Fallbacks Protocol to be effective around mid- to late-January 2021.
APRA has concluded its review of the comprehensive plans of authorized deposit-taking institutions for the assessment and management of loans with repayment deferrals.
ESAs (EBA, EIOPA, and ESMA) published the first joint report that assesses risks in the financial sector since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
BoE and HM Treasury confirmed that the COVID Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF) will close for new purchases of commercial paper, with effect from March 23, 2021.