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[SPEAKERS’ CORNER] Why frameworking might be the way forward for Brexit UK

The UK should focus on a framework-based approach for financial services in light of its decision to leave the EU and the rapid growth in fintech, says Rosalyn Breedy, partner at law firm Wedlake Bell.

Basel progress report urges consistent implementation of standards as some areas lag

The Basel Committee’s most recent progress report finds that member jurisdictions are up to speed in implementing much of the Basel III framework, but nonetheless highlights some areas of concern.

FDIC vice-chair Hoenig, vocal promoter of tough rules, steps down

Vice chairman of the FDIC Thomas Hoenig is stepping down and will be remembered as vocal critic of big banks and as an advocate for tough prudential regulation.

FSB signals pivot in priorities towards implementation

FSB pivots its priorities in post-crisis world towards implementing standards rather than coming up with new policies.

MAS reshuffles senior management team

The Monetary Authority of Singapore is to reshuffle some of its senior management team, effective from June 1

ISDA elects new board members and broadens CCP representation

The ISDA has announced four new appointments covering three geographies to its board and broadened CCP representation

Senate and House could soon sign off on bill to ease bank rules

The US Senate appears to be close to reaching an agreement with the House of Representatives, which would ease rules for smaller to medium sized banks  

EU-UK to create Brexit markets task force

UK and eurozone central banks form working group to find ways to deal with financial markets in event of a hard Brexit

PRA's 2018/19 priorities are Brexit and financial resilience

The PRA said in its 2018/19 business plan that financial resilience and managing the UK’s exit from the EU are its two main priorities

Basel Committee discusses members’ Basel III implementation plans

Basel Committee publishes notes of its March 15-16 meeting, which included discussions around assessing the consistency of members’ implementation plans of the Basel III framework

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