Featured Product

    HKMA Extends Local Implementation Timeline for IRRBB

    September 26, 2017

    HKMA is revising the implementation date of the new interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB) standards in Hong Kong, from January 01, 2018 to January 01, 2019. Banks should be ready to measure and report their IRRBB exposures using the proposed standardized framework in 2019, with the first report based on data as of December 31, 2018.

    According to the originally intended timeline, banks were expected to be ready to measure and report their IRRBB exposures using the proposed standardized framework by 2018, with the first report to be based on data as of December 31, 2017. HKMA decided to extend the implementation timeline, keeping in mind that the industry responses to the consultation paper expressed legitimate concerns on the relatively tight implementation timeline. The industry highlighted a number of new requirements in the IRRBB standards requiring system changes that would be challenging to implement by January 01, 2018. This consultation paper, which was issued on June 22, 2017, proposed updates to the Supervisory Policy Manual (SPM) IR-1 “Interest Rate Risk Management,” the return “MA(BS)12 – Interest Rate Risk Exposures” (IRR return), and the return “MA(BS)12i – Interest Rate Risk Exposures (Supplementary Information).” 

     

    Keywords: Asia Pacific, Hong Kong, Banking, IRRBB, Basel III, Implementation Timeline, HKMA

    Featured Experts
    Related Articles
    News

    EBA Publishes Phase 2 of Technical Package on Reporting Framework 2.10

    EBA published phase 2 of the technical package on the reporting framework 2.10, providing the technical tools and specifications for implementation of EBA reporting requirements.

    July 10, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    FASB Proposes to Delay Implementation of Insurance Contracts Standard

    FASB issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update that would grant insurance companies, adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, an additional year to implement the Accounting Standards Update No. 2018-12 on targeted improvements to accounting for long-duration insurance contracts, or LDTI (Topic 944).

    July 09, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    APRA Updates Regulatory Approach to Loan Deferrals Amid COVID Crisis

    APRA updated the regulatory approach for loans subject to repayment deferrals amid the COVID-19 crisis.

    July 09, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    BCBS and FSB Set Out Recommendations for Benchmark Transition

    BCBS and FSB published a report on supervisory issues associated with benchmark transition.

    July 09, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    IAIS Sets Out Recommendations for Benchmark Transition for Insurers

    IAIS published a report on supervisory issues associated with benchmark transition from an insurance perspective.

    July 09, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ESMA Updates Reporting Manual on European Single Electronic Format

    ESMA updated the reporting manual on the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF).

    July 09, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EBA Calls on Resolution Authorities to Consider Impact of COVID Crisis

    EBA published a statement on resolution planning in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    July 09, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    BCBS Finalizes Revisions to Credit Valuation Adjustment Risk Framework

    BCBS Finalizes Revisions to Credit Valuation Adjustment Risk Framework

    July 08, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ECB Guideline on Materiality Threshold for Credit Obligations Past Due

    ECB published a guideline (2020/97), in the Official Journal of European Union, on the definition of materiality threshold for credit obligations past due for less significant institutions.

    July 08, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    FED Temporarily Revises FR Y-14 With Respect to PPP and CARES Act

    FED temporarily revised the capital assessments and stress testing reports (FR Y-14A/Q/M) to implement the changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    July 08, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    RESULTS 1 - 10 OF 5458