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Bill Stenning

Dealers versus clearers: a battle of living wills

A recent consultation by the Financial Stability Board has further highlighted a deep schism in the industry over the procedures for resolving a failing clearing house

Four foreign banks’ resolution plans deemed to have weaknesses

The Fed and FDIC have judged the resolution plans of four foreign banks operating in the US as having weaknesses, but that they are not glaring enough to warrant extra prudential measures

FSB says most jurisdictions hosting G-SIBs have resolution regimes

The FSB said that most jurisdictions hosting too-big-to fail banks largely have resolution regimes in place for them, but is concerned that more work needs to be done on the resolvability of clearing houses and insurers

US agencies pondering refinements to living wills for banks

Speaking at a recent banking conference, FDIC chairwoman said the FDIC and Fed are looking at ways to simplify bank resolution planning and to make it more proportionate to a banks size and complexity

Prudential Financial removed from too big to fail list

Prudential Financial becomes last US insurer to shake off the ‘too big to fail’ designation, with critics seeing it as a significant roll back of the Dodd-Frank Act

FDIC chair says international cooperation essential for resolution planning

In a speech, the FDIC chair said the US regulators are committed to redoubling efforts to foster international regulatory cooperation with regards to resolution planning for G-SIBs

Struggling eurozone states should get debt relief as part of reform package

ESFRC calls for struggling eurozone members states to receive debt relief and a recapitalisation of banks with high levels of non-performing loans in exchange for reforms

Lena Ng

Singapore resolution regime maintains narrow scope of bail-in instruments

Following a recent consultation, Singapore’s regulators are in the process of putting in the finishing touches to their bank resolution regime, and while it follows international guidelines closely, it does make one important deviation. By Justin Pugsley.

Russian banking

Russian banking system slowly rehabilitates

The Central Bank of Russia is forging ahead with reforming the country’s banking system, but faces a number of headwinds which could make the task harder. By Justin Pugsley.

Living will deadlines extended for two categories of financial firms

Four foreign banks and one designated non-bank have been given extra time by the Fed and FDIC to file their living will plans