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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BCBS amended the guidelines on sound management of risks related to money laundering and financing of terrorism (ML/FT).
EBA finalized the guidelines on treatment of structural foreign-exchange (FX) positions under Article 352(2) of the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR).
FSB published a statement on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global benchmark transition.
IAIS published the list of Internationally Active Insurance Groups (IAIGs) publicly disclosed by group-wide supervisors.
FED has temporarily revised the reporting form on consolidated financial statements for holding companies (FR Y-9C; OMB No. 7100-0128).
EC launched a consultation on the review of the key elements of Solvency II Directive, with the comment period ending on October 21, 2020.
ECB launched a consultation on the guide that sets out supervisory approach to consolidation projects in the banking sector.
PRA published a letter that builds on the expectations set out in the supervisory statement (SS3/19) on enhancing banks' and insurers' approaches to managing the financial risks from climate change.
US Agencies (Farm Credit Administration, FDIC, FED, FHFA, and OCC) finalized changes to the swap margin rule to facilitate implementation of prudent risk management strategies at banks and other entities with significant swap activities.
IAIS published technical specifications, questionnaires, and templates for 2020 Insurance Capital Standard (ICS) and Aggregation Method data collections.