Featured Product

    CBIRC and PBC Establish CCyB Mechanism in China, Set CCyB at 0%

    September 30, 2020

    CBIRC and PBC issued a notice establishing the mechanism for countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB), which came into force as of September 30, 2020. The notice specifies the provision methods, coverage, and evaluation mechanism of CCyB in China, by referring to international practices as well as the relevant requirements put forward by BCBS. In line with the current systemic financial risk assessments and pandemic containment needs, the ratio for CCyB shall be initially set at zero and banking financial institutions shall be free from the extra capital management requirements.

    CBIRC and PBC will take into consideration factors such as macroeconomic and financial conditions, the level of leverage ratio, and soundness of the banking sector in a comprehensive manner. The requirements for CCyB will be re-evaluated and adjusted on a regular basis to forestall systemic financial risks. The establishment of the mechanism for CCyB serves as a significant move to improve the macro-prudential policy framework and enrich the macro-prudential policy toolkit. It is conducive to further promoting the sound operation of banking financial institutions, enhancing countercyclical adjustments of macro-prudential policies, and cushioning the negative effects of procyclical fluctuations and unexpected shocks of financial risks, with the aim to safeguard the stable operation of the financial system in China.

     

    Related Link (in Chinese): Press Release

    Effective Date: September 30, 2020

    Keywords: Asia Pacific, China, Banking, CCyB, Basel, Regulatory Capital, Systemic Risk, Macro-Prudential Policy, PBC, CBIRC

    Featured Experts
    Related Articles
    News

    HKMA Finalizes Policy Modules on Group-Wide Approach and Remuneration

    The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) revised the Supervisory Policy Manual module CG-5 that sets out guidelines on a sound remuneration system for authorized institutions.

    July 29, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EBA Guide to Monitor Threshold for Intermediate Parent Undertakings

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published the final guidelines on the monitoring of the threshold and other procedural aspects on the establishment of intermediate parent undertakings in European Union (EU), as laid down in the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD).

    July 28, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    PRA Finalizes Approach to Supervision of International Banks

    In a recent Market Notice, the Bank of England (BoE) confirmed that green gilts will have equivalent eligibility to existing gilts in its market operations.

    July 26, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    FCA Issues PS21/9 on Implementation of Investment Firms Regime

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published the policy statement PS21/9 on implementation of the Investment Firms Prudential Regime.

    July 26, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EBA Proposes Regulatory Standards to Identify Shadow Banking Entities

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) proposed regulatory technical standards that set out criteria for identifying shadow banking entities for the purpose of reporting large exposures.

    July 26, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    IOSCO Proposes Recommendations on ESG Ratings and Data Providers

    The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) proposed a set of recommendations on the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings and data providers.

    July 26, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ESMA Group Issues Recommendations on RFR Switch in Interdealer Market

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published recommendations from the Working Group on Euro Risk-Free Rates (RFR) on the switch to risk-free rates in the interdealer market.

    July 26, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ECB Study Assesses Impact of Basel III Finalization Package

    The European Central Bank (ECB) published a paper as well as an article in the July Macroprudential Bulletin, both of which offer insights on the assessment of the impact of Basel III finalization package on the euro area.

    July 26, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ISDA Finds FRTB Results in Higher Capital Charges for Carbon Trading

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) published a paper that explores the impact of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) on the trading of carbon certificates.

    July 26, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    PRA Updates Remuneration Policy Statement Templates and Tables

    The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published the remuneration policy self-assessment templates and tables on strengthening accountability.

    July 26, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    RESULTS 1 - 10 OF 7311