DNB issued the banking and insurance newsletters for June 2019. The banking newsletter focuses on the new European regulatory package aimed to reduce the risks in the banking sector and to build in more proportionality. The regulatory package includes revisions to capital requirements regulation and directive (CRR/CRD), Banking Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD), and Single Resolution Mechanism Regulation (SRMR). DNB is also consulting on specific provisions related to CRD IV and CRR, which will run until August 01, 2019. The insurance newsletter highlights that DNB supports EIOPA in its evaluation of Solvency II.
The following are the additional key highlights of the newsletters:
- DNB amended its position on the independent functioning of the Supervisory Board on a number of points.
- DNB and Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) is consulting on changes related to a policy rule, following changes in national and European legislation and regulations.
- DNB has conducted an initial exploratory study into artificial intelligence and machine learning applications in lending at Dutch banks. With these applications, banks aim to automate parts of the lending process and to improve the functioning of the existing lending models.
- DNB published the definitive questions and answers (Q&A) on the recognition of reinsurance contracts under the standard formula and updated Q&A for health insurers on the prohibition of ancillary activities.
- The newsletters contain updated calendars for banks and insurers.
- Banking Newsletter (in Dutch)
- Insurance Newsletter (in Dutch)
- Banking Calendar (PDF in English)
- Insurance Calendar (PDF in Dutch)
Keywords: Europe, Netherlands, Banking, Insurance, Newsletter, QIS Calender, CRR/CRD, BRRD, SRMR, Solvency II, NPLs, DNB
In a recent Market Notice, the Bank of England (BoE) confirmed that green gilts will have equivalent eligibility to existing gilts in its market operations.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published the policy statement PS21/9 on implementation of the Investment Firms Prudential Regime.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) proposed regulatory technical standards that set out criteria for identifying shadow banking entities for the purpose of reporting large exposures.
The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) proposed a set of recommendations on the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings and data providers.
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.