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The details of Form PF
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2011

The SEC has recently adopted final Form PF, which requires reporting of certain information by advisers to hedge funds and private equity groups, as required by the Dodd-Frank Act.

Basel III an overview of the new banking and liquidity requirements
  • Nabarro LLP
  • Global
  • January 31 2011

Summary and implications On 12 September 2010, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), following a period of consultation with the banking sector, agreed increases in capital and new liquidity requirements for banks.

China to solicit public opinions on administration of enterprise annuity funds
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • China
  • December 30 2010

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security recently issued the Measures for the Supervision and Administration of Enterprise Annuity Funds (Draft) ("the Draft") and sought public comments on the Draft.

Independent Banking Commission publishes broad options for reform of banking sector
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 24 2010

Today, the Independent Banking Commission published its first issues paper, seeking views on broad options for new structural and non-structural measures to promote competition and stability in the banking sector.

Bank capital and liquidity measures: the implications for borrowers
  • Nabarro LLP
  • Global
  • July 9 2010

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) is consulting with the banking sector in connection with a number of new measures covering the levels and type of capital that banks will be required to maintain in future.

Cablevision raises $1.25 billion through high-yield offer
  • Paul Weiss
  • USA
  • April 16 2010

Taking advantage of a favorable market for high-yield bonds, Cablevision announced Monday that it had raised $1.25 billion through the sale of eight- and ten-year notes, carrying rates of 7.75 and 8, respectively, that will enable the New York cable operator to refinance debt that matures in 2012.

OECD publishes working paper on "unconventional measures" taken by seven central banks
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Global
  • February 22 2010

Late last week, the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development published a working paper entitled "Monetary Policy Responses To The Crisis and Exit Strategies," which analyzes the "unconventional measures" taken by the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, the Bank of Japan, the Bank of England, the Bank of Canada, the Sveriges Riksbank and the Swiss National Bank in response to the recent economic crisis, assesses their impact and discusses possible exit strategies.

Large systemically important banks: addressing the too-big-to-fail problem
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2009

The FSA has published a speech that Adair Turner (Chairman, FSA) gave at the recent Turner Review Conference.

Policy Statement 0916: strengthening liquidity standards including feedback on CP0822, CP0913 and CP0914
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2009

The FSA has published its final rules on firms’ liquidity requirements following a number of consultations over the last two years.

U.K. finalizes liquidity rules for financial institutions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2009

The U.K. Financial Services Authority (FSA) published Monday the new liquidity requirements it will be expecting of certain classes of financial institution as early as year-end.