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  1. FSB delays designation of systemic reinsurers

    The FSB said in a statement on November 6 that it would delay a decision on the systemic status of reinsurers "pending further development of the methodology" by the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS).

  2. Insurers must prove bank-style run risk worries wrong

    Similar concerns have been raised also about the perspective being taken by the Financial Stability Board and International Association of Insurance Supervisors in their work to develop global insurance capital standards.

  3. US bilateral margin rules: a hit parade of horrors

    Models also have to be approved by supervisors, potentially in every jurisdiction where they are being applied. For several such issues, the industry is agnostic on what approach is used, but there should be consistency across different...

  4. EU stress tests see €46bn trading loss for G-Sibs

    The stress test is co-ordinated by the EBA in co-operation with the European Central Bank (ECB), the ESRB, the EC and national supervisors. The adverse scenario reflects the European Systemic Risk Board's (ESRB) view of the greatest threats to...

  5. Stress tests and capital adequacy: the story so far

    The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (Cebs) ran its own stress tests in mid-2009, but did not initially release the results, and was later criticised for giving banks an easy ride. The CCAR's predecessor was the US Supervisory Capital...

  6. Industry picks holes in BCR proposals

    According to the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), the group charged with developing the requirement, the BCR is the first step of a project to develop group-wide capital standards, in the first instance for global...

  7. Dodd-Frank: Abolition of OTS will boost OCC

    The impending vote is not good news for the OTS, as the legislation will divide the agency's powers and responsibilities among three other supervisors. The merger will put the OCC’s budget and headcount on a par with that of the Securities and...

  8. Are the CFTC, SEC and Fed equipped for their new powers?

    Questions are also being asked about how supervisors will deal with the flood of transaction data coming their way, and how they will analyse this information in a timely fashion. The US central bank dwarfs the other agencies with a staff of 19,768...

  9. Riksbank's Persson: Making the European financial system safer

    We’re already starting to see that sort of macro-prudential regulation being discussed and flavours of it are appearing in the work being done by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the Committee of European Banking Supervisors.

  10. Data not judgement required for Nordic banks' Basel approach

    Our approach is very much in line with the guidelines laid out by the Committee of European Banking Supervisors, which covers low-default portfolios – obviously, those portfolios don’t generate much loss data, but that doesn’t necessarily mean...

  11. Profile - Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Theo Lubke

    It is up to supervisors to ensure new transparency initiatives are implemented in ways that don’t harm the market, he adds. Specifically, greater transparency would provide supervisors with crucial insight into the over-the-counter derivatives...

  12. EU regulators ready to act in concert?

    However, in their first readings of the EC proposals, the parliament voted to give the agencies more power, while the council sought to water down the proposals and leave more authority with national supervisors.

  13. Cebs remuneration report criticised over lack of detail

    LONDON – The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (Cebs) has issued its Report on national implementation of Cebs high-level principles for remuneration policies, finding “considerable progress in the field”.

  14. Sheen: The FSA's go-to guy for op risk

    One of the things that worries me, and that is a challenge for supervisors, is that as currently drafted, the CRD does not encourage some firms to move onto more sophisticated methods. This piece of work is initially designed to help supervisors...

  15. Cebs issues disclosure guidelines for banks in Europe

    Recommendations for improving banking disclosures in the European Union as a result of the financial crisis have been issued by the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (Cebs). The Level 3 committee released a consultation paper on Friday...