BANKING

FCA Board appoints Regulatory Decisions Committee members

The Financial Conduct Authority has appointed six new members to its Regulatory Decisions Committee (RDC). FCA, 25 April 2017

HM Treasury and BoE MoU on resolution planning and financial crisis management

HM Treasury has published a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bank of England (BoE) on resolution planning and financial crisis management. HM Treasury, 25 April 2017

European Commission publishes speech on challenges for EU financial services policy

The European Commission has published a speech made by Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis at the European Business Conference on challenges for EU financial services policy. European Commission, 25 April 2017

BCBS progress report on adoption of the Basel regulatory framework

BCBS has published its twelfth progress report on members' implementation of Basel III, as at the end of March 2017. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, 25 April 2017

ECB results of the April 2017 euro area bank lending survey

The ECB has published its results from the April 2017 bank lending survey finding credit standards for loans to enterprises eased slightly in net terms in the first quarter of 2017. ECB, 25 April 2017

INVESTMENTS AND FUNDS

ESMA publishes opinion on points for convergence and accepted market practices on liquidity contracts under MAR

ESMA has published an opinion on points for convergence in relation to accepted market practices on liquidity contracts under the Market Abuse Regulation. ESMA, 25 April 2017

ESMA final report: Technical advice to EC on fees for trade repositories under SFTR and EMIR

ESMA has published its final report on technical advice to the European Commission about fees for trade repositories (TRs) under the Regulation on reporting and transparency of securities financing transactions and on certain amendments to the fees under EMIR. ESMA, 20 April 2017