FSB launched a voluntary survey on the trends, drivers, and potential effects of regulatory reforms on infrastructure financing. FSB issued completion instructions and a template for survey responses, along with a background note that explains the work of FSB to evaluate the effects of the G20 financial regulatory reforms on financial intermediation. Survey responses should be submitted by April 06, 2018. A final report on financing of infrastructure investment will published in advance of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires by the end of November 2018.
The survey is intended to evaluate the effects of the G20 regulatory reforms on infrastructure financing. Feedback is sought from firms and institutions that are actively involved in infrastructure financing by providing investments and sponsorship, insurance against financial and non-financial risks, and advice on transactions. The survey seeks first-hand information is sought from experienced market participants on:
- Recent and expected trends in infrastructure finance
- Relevant drivers of these trends
- Extent to which the post-crisis G20 financial regulatory reforms have influenced the cost and availability of financing for infrastructure
- How significant regulations compare to other factors, such as the macro-economic environment
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ECB published eleventh issue of the Macroprudential Bulletin, which provides insight into the ongoing work of ECB in the field of macro-prudential policy.
HM Treasury issued a call for evidence seeking views to reform the prudential regulatory regime—also known as Solvency II—of the insurance sector in UK.
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