Featured Product

    BCB Consults on Hedge Accounting Criteria Related to IFRS 9

    September 05, 2018

    BCB is consulting on the proposal for a normative act providing accounting criteria for the designation and registration of hedge accounting by financial institutions and other institutions that are authorized to operate by BCB. Comments are due by October 05, 2018.

    Due to the length and complexity of the topic, the incorporation of the international standard on financial instruments was divided into stages. The first stage covered the criteria for recognition, classification and measurement of financial instruments, while the second stage addressed the provision for expected losses associated with the credit risk of financial instruments. Both were the objects of earlier public consultations (No. 54/2017 of August 2017 and No. 60/2018 of February 2018). This proposed draft resolution represents the third stage of this process and addresses the criteria for accounting for hedge transactions. After the completion of these three steps, the requirements for disclosure and presentation of financial instruments in the financial statements of publication or mandatory disclosure will be regulated.

    The measures proposed are part of the efforts undertaken by BCB to promote the convergence of accounting regulation applicable to the National Financial System with the best internationally recognized best practices, in particular with IASB. This convergence consists of incorporating, into the Accounting Plan of the Institutions of the National Financial System (COSIF) of the international precepts, the IFRS 9 on financial instruments.


    Related Links (in Portuguese)

    Comment Due Date: October 05, 2018

    Keywords: Americas, Brazil, Banking, Accounting, IFRS 9, Hedge Accounting, IASB, BCB

    Featured Experts
    Related Articles
    News

    APRA Announces Deferral of Capital Reform Implementation

    APRA announced that it is deferring the scheduled implementation of Basel III reforms in Australia by one year.

    March 30, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    IFRS Publishes Statement on Its Work During the COVID-19 Crisis

    IFRS, in its statement, emphasized that it shares global concerns about the impact of COVID–19 and is supporting its stakeholders by reconsidering timelines of its meetings and publications, providing information on the application of IFRS 9 on financial instruments, and offering calendar updates on ongoing activities.

    March 27, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    US Agencies Announce Changes to SA-CCR and CECL Rules Due to COVID-19

    In light of the recent disruptions in economic conditions due to the COVID-19 outbreak, US Agencies (FDIC, FED, and OCC) announced two actions to allow banking organizations to continue lending to households and businesses.

    March 27, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    IAIS Adjusts Work Program to Address Impact of COVID-19 on Insurers

    Considering the impact of COVID-19 outbreak, IAIS announced initial adjustments to its work program to provide operational relief to its member supervisors, insurers, and other stakeholders.

    March 27, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    OSFI Announces Regulatory Adjustments to Support COVID-19 Efforts

    OSFI published three targeted industry letters that announce a series of regulatory adjustments to support the financial and operational resilience of federally regulated banks, insurers, and private pension plans in the light of COVID-19.

    March 27, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    UK Regulators Announce Measures to Address Impact of COVID-19

    UK Regulatory Authorities published statements and guidance addressed to financial entities on dealing with the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

    March 26, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ISDA and Industry Request Delay in Timeline for Initial Margin Rules

    Considering the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, ISDA submitted a letter on behalf of 21 industry associations and their members requesting BCBS, IOSCO, and global regulators to suspend the current timeline for the initial margin phase-in.

    March 26, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    FCA, FRC, and PRA Issue Joint Statement to Address Impact of COVID-19

    In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, FCA, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), and PRA have announced a series of actions and made statements to support the continued functioning of capital markets in the UK.

    March 26, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EC Rule Corrects Regulation Supplementing Solvency II Directive

    EC published the EU Delegated Regulation 2020/442, which corrects the EU Delegated Regulation 2015/35 that supplements Solvency II Directive (2009/138/EC).

    March 26, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    FED and FFIEC Offer Reporting Relief to Institutions Due to COVID-19

    FED and FFIEC announced regulatory reporting relief to financial institutions due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19.

    March 26, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    RESULTS 1 - 10 OF 4900