Banking and capital markets publications

Ring-fencing: posts erected, panels to follow

PRA consultation paper on ring-fencing rules moves the topic towards the top of banks’ agendas.

EBA defines role-based allowances

The EBA published the findings of its investigation into role-based remuneration allowances on 15 October 2014.

Payment Systems Regulated

HMT listed the eight payment systems to be regulated by the new Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) on 14 October 2014.

FSB discourages excess leverage

The FSB proposed a regulatory framework for haircuts on non-centrally cleared Securities Financing Transactions (SFT's) on 14 October 2014.

European Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) finalised

European LCR finalised

Strengthening accountability in banking: what it means for you

PwC Webcast – 16 September – 3pmStrengthening accountability in banking: what it means for you. FCA

Client Assets (CASS): can firms comply on 1 July?

Analysing the impact of changes made to the FCA client assets (CASS) protection rules for investment firms.

Senior Managers and Certification Regimes

The FCA and PRA jointly consulted on Strengthening accountability in banking: a new regulatory framework for individuals on 30 July 2014.

Banking Banana Skins 2014

Banking Banana Skins 2014 is sponsored by PwC and conducted by the Centre of the Study of Financial Innovation to explore what risks bankers worldwide are facing in the current climate and how they prioritise them.

Retail Banking 2020

PwC’s Banking 2020 report aims to provide insights and understanding into the future of the retail banking industry, which are critical not only to your actions today, but your plans for the future.

Future shape of banking - Time for reformation of banking and banks?

Future shape of banking outlines four key areas banks need to address in order to remain relevant, as we argue that the future of banking will look very different to what we see today.

Assessing risk transfer legitimacy

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published Guidelines on significant credit risk transfers (SRTs) on 7 July 2014

Implementing the 5% risk retention

On 17 December 2013 the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on securitisation retention rules and its final draft Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on measures to take in case of non-compliance with retention rules relating to Articles 405 to 409, Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR).

Shaking up how you protect client assets

The FCA has fundamentally revamped its Client Assets regime (CASS), marking the most significant policy shift in recent years. The new rules should go a considerable way to enhance confidence in UK financial markets.

Basel III and beyond: Stretched to the limit

Basel III and beyond: Stretched to the limit: Dealing with the implications of the NSFR