DNB issued the banking and insurance newsletters for April 2019. The newsletters highlight that Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) and DNB want to make banks, insurers, and pension funds aware of the risks and the importance of the transition to alternative, risk-free benchmarks (expected in 2022). The supervisors request market parties to analyze the risks of the transition and to take appropriate action, so that they are prepared in time.
The banking newsletter also highlights that DNB has decided to adopt a Belgian macro-prudential measure for the mortgage market. Dutch banks, using internal ratings-based (IRB) approach, that have more than EUR 2 billion in Belgian residential mortgages through branches or directly across borders must apply a higher risk-weight. The additional key highlights of the newsletters include: an update on the study conducted by DNB on management of counterparty credit risk on healthcare providers at four healthcare insurers; recent relevant publications by ECB, EBA, EC, and other international forums; and an updated calendar for banks
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BoE published a statistical notice (Notice 2020/9) explaining the approach for treatment of payment holidays on the profit and loss return or Form PL.
BoE updated the known issues document for the statistical reporting Forms AS and FV.
FED announced individual capital requirements for 34 large banks and these requirements go into effect on October 01, 2020.
SRB published a set of documents to give operational guidance to banks on implementation of the bail-in tool.
BIS published an update on the G20 TechSprint Initiative, which was launched in April 2020 and aims to highlight the potential for technologies to resolve regulatory compliance (regtech) and supervisory (suptech) challenges.
OSFI published a letter that provides an update on the milestones for the implementation of the IFRS 17 standard on insurance contracts.
EBA updated the report on the implementation of selected COVID-19 policies.
The Financial Stability Institute (FSI) of BIS published a brief note that examines the supervisory challenges associated with certain temporary regulatory relief measures introduced by BCBS and prudential authorities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
BCBS is consulting on the principles for operational resilience and the revisions to the principles for sound management of operational risk for banks.
BoE updated the reporting template for Form ER as well as the Form ER definitions, which contain guidance on the methodology to be used in calculating annualized interest rates.