BANKING

FCA Handbook Notice 38

The FCA has published Handbook Notice 38, which includes changes made to the Handbook under legislative powers made by the Board on 3 November 2016.

FCA, November 2016

FOS response to Law Commission consultation on its 13th programme of law reform

The Financial Ombudsman Service has published its response to the Law Commission's consultation on its 13th Programme of law reform in England and Wales.

FOS, 4 November 2016

FSB: FinTech speech

The Financial Stability Board has published a speech given by Svein Andresen, Secretary General which provides details of their work on FinTech.

The Financial Stability Board, 3 November 2016

HM Treasury responds to transposing BRRD consultation

HM Treasury has published its response to the consultation on the implementation of the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive.

HM Treasury, 4 November 2016

EBA consultation on guidelines for authorisation and registration under PSD2

The EBA has published a consultation which contains draft guidelines on the information to be provided for the authorisation as a payment institution and an e-money institution, and for registration as an account information service provider (AISP).

EBA, November 2016

FCA policy development update

The FCA has published its latest policy development update for November 2016 which provides information on their recent and upcoming publications.

FCA, November 2016

Leaving the EU & financial services

The Economic Secretary to HM Treasury, Simon Kirkby has made a statement in the House of Commons providing information on financial services and Brexit.

UK Parliament, 3 November 2016

INSURANCE

IAIS consultation responses on risk-based global insurance capital standard

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has published the responses it has received to its consultation on the risk-based global insurance capital standard (ICS).

IAIS, November 2016

INVESTMENTS AND FUNDS

ESMA corrects consultation on draft technical standards under SFT Regulation and amendments to related EMIR RTS

ESMA has corrected its September 2016 consultation paper on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) and draft implementing technical standards (ITS) implementing the Regulation on reporting and transparency of securities financing transactions.

ESMA, November 2016 

FCA bank review into sales of interest rate hedging products

The FCA has published information of how some banks' sold interest rate hedging products (IRHPs).

FCA, 4 November 2016 

EBA discussion paper on designing a new prudential regime for investment firms

The EBA has published a discussion paper on designing a new prudential regime for investment firms.

EBA, 4 November 2016

MiFID II transparency Q&As updated by ESMA

ESMA has published updated questions and answers (Q&As) on transparency topics under the MiFID II Directive and the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation.

ESMA, November 2016