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).
US Agencies (FDIC, FED, and OCC) finalized two rules, which are either identical or substantially similar to the interim final rules in effect and issued earlier this year.
EIOPA is consulting on a supervisory statement on the use of risk mitigation techniques by insurance and reinsurance undertakings.
APRA announced that it is resuming consultation on the confidentiality of data submitted to APRA by the authorized deposit-taking institutions.
BoE and FCA are supporting and encouraging liquidity providers in the sterling swaps market to adopt new quoting conventions for inter-dealer trading based on SONIA, instead of LIBOR, from October 27, 2020.
Deutsche Bundesbank published special schema files for securities holdings statistics (SHS), along with a document on the XML format description.
EC adopted a decision determining, for a limited period of time, that the regulatory framework applicable to central counterparties, or CCPs, in the UK and Northern Ireland is equivalent to the requirements laid down in the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR or Regulation 648/2012).
ESMA announced that it will recognize three central counterparties (CCPs) established in the UK as third-country CCPs, from January 01, 2021.
PRA published Version 02.04 of the PRA110 liquidity metric monitoring tool (PRA110 LMM tool).
FSB confirmed the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the Global Legal Entity Identifier System (GLEIS) as the International Governance Body for the globally harmonized identifiers used to track over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives transactions, with effect from October 01, 2020.
FCA is consulting on its approach to the authorization and supervision of international firms operating in UK.