Once the acute illiquidity phase of the crisis passes and insolvency problems emerge, the onus of crisis management will shift from central banks to fiscal authorities.
The latest amendment allows banks to invest in venture capital and credit funds and reduces the amount of capital they have to set aside against inter-affiliate swap trades.
The majority of third-country benchmarks pose no systemic risk but could nevertheless be barred from use in the EU due to a costly and burdensome third-country benchmark regime.
Non-bank operators can apply for a new licence to issue e-money in foreign currencies for customer payments for cross-border goods and services.
The automation of markets enables a wider movement towards valuing companies on their moral contributions to society as much as their ability to maximise profitability, says HKEX’s Adam Wielowieyski.
At least two major banks are expected to be allowed to conduct investment banking business intially, rather than the full range of securities services.
Under a pilot scheme, Greater Bay Area residents will be able to invest in wealth management products distributed by GBA banks across boundaries.
The ABS and SC-STS say "significant progress" has been made in key technical work to support Singapore's transition from SOR to SORA.
The evaluation found that the TBTF reforms have made indeed banks more resilient and resolvable, but barriers to bank resolvability still need to be addressed.
Under the Banking Regulation Act amendments, cooperative banks can also undertake merger and restructuring activities more easily and access to fundraising channels.