Treasury publishes CRD4 country-by-country reporting rules: Treasury has laid before Parliament the Capital Requirements (Country-by-Country Reporting) Regulations 2013, which implement the transparency requirements under CRD4. These consist of certain annual disclosures, including on profits, taxes and subsidies in the case of systemically important institutions. Treasury is also publishing non-legally-binding guidance that provides a summary and aid to interpreting these Regulations. (Source: Capital Requirements (Country-By-Country Reporting) Regulations 2013 and Guidance)

Treasury confirms changes to venture capital trusts: Treasury has fed back on the responses to its consultation on reforms to the venture capital trusts regime and published draft legislation with the proposed changes. The reforms tackle concerns about the increase in share buy-backs to return capital to investors, and also allow for investments via nominees to qualify under the scheme. (Source: Changes to Venture Capital Trusts)

Treasury updates sanctions: Treasury has updated the sanctions lists in respect of Al-Qaida. (Source: Treasury Updates Sanctions)