The new charter bolsters the BSP's powers to exercise its core mandate of promoting a sound financial system and address risks arising from the financial system's interconnectedness.
For-profit CCPs have incentives that are misaligned with financial stability, typically holding less capital and requiring less from clearing members than is optimal, says a BIS working paper.
Singapore's three largest banks will face greater asset risks and stagnation of net interest margins in 2019, making it a difficult year ahead for profitability, according to Moody's Investors Service.
Among other findings, the report notes the need for additional investment in data and analytical tools to strengthen prudential supervision and systemic risk oversight.
Data privacy, conduct & culture, cybersecurity and AML will be in focus in APAC for the next three years, according to a new report from Fenergo.
Financial services firms lack engagement from boards and risk and compliance functions, according to a new survey from Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence.
The analysis supports the view that the G-SIB framework is incentivising G-SIBs to become less systemically important. Non-GIBs are showing an increase in relative importance.
Leveraged finance markets have exceeded pre-crisis highs, attracting attention from regulators, with non-banks increasingly providing a large share of the financing.
Policymakers should reduce the gap between national regulations and global standards, and adopt a risk-based framework for the recognition of comparable regulatory regimes.
It aims to show where sanctions screening can be an effective part of a wider sanctions compliance programme, where it has limitations, and where a risk based approach is appropriate.