ESMA now expects trade repositories, credit institutions, investment firms to be ready for SFTR reporting from 13 July, alongside CSDs and CCPs.
The capital requirement for payment aggregators has been reduced to 150mn rupees, down from 1bn rupees proposed in September.
ISO 20022 messages for cross-border payments and cash reporting businesses will start from end 2022 instead of November 2021 as originally planned.
Jiantou Citic Asset Management will transition into a financial asset management company, making it the first new national distressed debt manager authorised since 1999.
Of the 19 jurisdictions surveyed, all prescribe 'fit and proper' criteria to assess bank board members, however some authorities have no regulatory powers to approve their appointments.
Banks should be encouraged to undertake prudent renegotiation of loan terms for stressed borrowers, but loan classification and provisioning rules should not be eased.
The RBA says it stands ready to buy government bonds in the secondary market, while APRA and ASIC are tasked with 'adjusting' regulatory requirements to boost credit availability.
About 50% of the 6.3 quadrillion yen in notional derivatives referencing LIBOR will mature after 2021, but "very few" contracts incorporate fallback provisions.
The move will increase the funding channels available to SMEs, ease their financing difficulties and help them more quickly resume normal operations, SAFE says.