A new resolution framework will allow banks to continue to maintain the ‘standard’ classification for corporate borrowers in resolution rather than downgrade the account, among other measures.
Law enforcement will receive funding to bolster its ability to go after cyber criminals, complemented by the use of AUSTRAC’s financial intelligence expertise to target their profits.
The principles aim to increase bank resilience to operational risk shocks, such as those arising from pandemics, cyber incidents, technology failures and natural disasters.
The RBA has signalled it was considering taking regulatory action to force banks to move faster in moving merchants from Mastercard and Visa to lower cost networks.
A four-week consultation on a new timeline for the CHESS replacement project has found that 91% of users can be ready by April 2022.
The initiatives aim to catalyse greater activity in SORA markets, safeguard the benchmark’s integrity and enhance market confidence in SORA.
Apart from G-SIBs operation in the region, APAC firms are not prepared for the transition away from IBORs, according to a new report from Sia Partners.
Banks have agreed to allow corporate customers who still face cash-flow pressures to further extend their trade facilities for a further 90 days, on top of the 90 days granted from May.
Fragmentation introduces distortions and inefficiencies, undermining financing when it is needed to facilitate the recovery from Covid-19, ASIFMA says in a new report.
A Cabinet level amendment will allow overseas investment funds and securities operators to temporarily operate from Japan.