PRA disclosed information on its supervisory practices in the banking sector. The public disclosures cover application of rules and guidance, options and discretions, and supervisory review and evaluation process or SREP, in addition to the aggregate statistical data as at December 31, 2019. PRA also submitted this information to EBA, in line with Article 143 of the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD IV) and the Commission Implementing Regulation 650/2014. This information is intended to enable a comparison of the approaches adopted by the competent authorities of different member states in EU.
The disclosed supervisory practices include the way in which UK exercises the options and national discretions available in the banking legislation in EU and the general criteria and methodologies used by national authorities in the supervisory review and evaluation process. The document on disclosures of options and discretions presents information on the exercise of options and discretions set out in CRD IV, CRR, and LCR Delegated Regulation (EU 2015/61); transitional options and discretions set out in CRD IV and CRR; and variable elements of remuneration (in Article 94 of CRD IV).
The European Commission (EC) announced plans to defer the application of 13 regulatory technical standards under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (2019/2088) by six months, from January 01, 2022 to July 01, 2022.
The Bank of England (BoE) published a consultation paper on approach to setting minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL), an operational guide on executing bail-in, and a statement from the Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) is seeking preliminary input on standardization of the proportionality assessment methodology for credit institutions and investment firms.
Certain regulatory authorities in the US are extending period for completion of the review of certain residential mortgage provisions and for publication of notice disclosing the determination of this review until December 20, 2021.
The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published the policy statement PS18/21, which introduces an amendment in the definition of "higher paid material risk taker" in the Remuneration Part of the PRA Rulebook.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published its annual report on asset encumbrance in banking sector.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published a methodological guide to mystery shopping.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released a letter to authorized deposit-taking institutions to provide an update on key policy settings for the capital framework reforms, which will come into effect from January 01, 2023.
The Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a report that assesses the business continuity planning activities of financial market infrastructures or FMIs.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has responded to the IFRS consultation on targeted amendments to the IFRS Foundation constitution to accommodate an International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) to set IFRS Sustainability Standards.