Featured Product

    OSFI Consults on Revisions to BCAR and Leverage Requirements Returns

    May 04, 2021

    OSFI proposed revisions to the Basel Capital Adequacy Reporting (BCAR) and leverage requirements returns for the 2023 reporting, with the comment period ending on July 09, 2021. The proposed revisions to the BCAR and leverage requirements returns reflect the regulatory changes (proposed in March 2021) to introduce the latest and final round of Basel III reforms into the capital, leverage, and liquidity requirements as well as the related disclosure guidelines for banks. The proposed revisions to the BCAR and leverage requirements returns also include requirements applicable to small and medium-size deposit-taking institutions (SMSBs).

    The BCAR regulatory return will transition to XML filing format from the current “.dat” filing format, effective for the first quarter of 2023 filing and subsequent periods. The transition is driven by the upcoming changes to the BCAR regulatory return and to support system scalability and enhancements. OSFI will support this transition by providing clear specifications, guidance, and tools (for example, XML/XSD files, technical specifications, and instructions). OSFI also published the revised reporting manuals for BCAR and leverage requirements returns. The BCAR return collects data and details on the calculation of the risk-based capital ratio of the reporting institution. For domestic systemically important banks (D-SIBs), the return also collects data used to calculate the risk-based Total Loss-Absorbing Capacity (TLAC) ratio of the reporting D-SIB, along with the details of the calculation. The leverage requirements return covers the leverage ratio of the reporting institution, along with details of the calculation. Both the returns are required to be completed on a quarterly fiscal basis and filed within 30 days of fiscal quarter-end.

     

    Related Links

    Comment Due Date: July 09, 2021

    Keywords: Americas, Canada, Banking, BCAR, Basel, Reporting, Regulatory Capital, Credit Risk, Leverage Ratio, OSFI

    Featured Experts
    Related Articles
    News

    ECB Amends Guideline on Temporary Collateral Easing Measures

    ECB published Guideline 2021/975, which amends Guideline ECB/2014/31, on the additional temporary measures relating to Eurosystem refinancing operations and eligibility of collateral.

    June 17, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EIOPA Releases Report on Artificial Intelligence Governance Principles

    EIOPA published a report, from the Consultative Expert Group on Digital Ethics, that sets out artificial intelligence governance principles for an ethical and trustworthy artificial intelligence in the insurance sector in EU.

    June 17, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    HKMA to Increase Focus on Suptech and Regtech Cloud Adoption

    HKMA published the seventh and final issue of the Regtech Watch series, which outlines the three-year roadmap of HKMA to integrate supervisory technology, or suptech, into its processes.

    June 17, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EC Consults on Improving Transparency in Secondary Markets for NPLs

    EC launched a targeted consultation to improve transparency and efficiency in the secondary markets for nonperforming loans (NPLs).

    June 16, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    BIS and Nordic Central Banks Launch Innovation Hub in Stockholm

    BIS, Danmarks Nationalbank, Central Bank of Iceland, Norges Bank, and Sveriges Riksbank launched an Innovation Hub in Stockholm, making this the fifth BIS Innovation Hub Center to be opened in the past two years.

    June 16, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    FDIC Tech Sprint Aims to Explore Technologies to Reach Unbanked

    FDITECH, the technology lab of FDIC, announced a tech sprint that is designed to explore new technologies and techniques that would help expand the capabilities of community banks to meet the needs of unbanked individuals and households.

    June 16, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EC Releases Sustainable Finance Taxonomy Compass

    EC released the EU Taxonomy Compass, which visually represents the contents of the EU Taxonomy starting with the EU Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act.

    June 16, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    FDIC Proposes Amendments to Real Estate Lending Standards

    FDIC is seeking comments on a rule to amend the interagency guidelines for real estate lending policies—also known as the Real Estate Lending Standards.

    June 15, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EIOPA to Consider Liquidity Risk in Stress Test for 2021

    EIOPA published its annual report, which sets out the work done in 2020 and indicates the planned work areas for the coming months.

    June 15, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ESRB Paper Discusses Measurement of Impact of Bank Failure via Lending

    The ESRB paper that presents an analytical framework that assesses and quantifies the potential impact of a bank failure on the real economy through the lending function.

    June 15, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    RESULTS 1 - 10 OF 7116