Jurisdictions are increasingly seeking guidance on implementing legislation to ensure the enforceability of close-out netting, the "single most important risk mitigation tool in derivatives markets".
Moody's says problem loan coverage has improved for many APAC banks, offsetting overall declines in CET1 ratios as a result of IFRS 9.
Coming into force next year, the Payment Services Bill will require e-wallet operators to ring-fence wallet funds from lending activities, a move Moody's says will benefit banks.
New ASIFMA whitepaper advocates regional harmonisation of data privacy rules to facilitate continued growth of fintech ecosystems in Asia.
New paper proposes steps that can be taken now to mitigate potentially systemic consequences of the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement and transition period in place.
IMF economists urge for resistance against pressures to roll back regulation, as the post-crisis reform agenda is not yet complete and new risks continue to emerge.
A new white paper by ISDA and King & Wood Mallesons proposes a practical framework for constructing smart derivatives contracts.
An IHS Markit survey of 34 banks in North America, Europe and Australia suggests the industry needs to move more quickly to get their target risk architectures for FRTB in place by 2022.
Modern market infrastructure and the volumes of data they bring present a challenge to central banks in the way they monitor markets to fulfil their mandates.
Ten years after Lehman Brothers became insolvent, additional work is needed to fully address financial system vulnerabilities, while at the same time new risks have emerged.