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AI shares the heavy lifting in Libor transition

February 23, 2021

With references to benchmark across thousands of contracts, banks have enlisted artificial intelligence to support transition effort.

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Credit risk tops Rwandan central bank’s priorities

February 22, 2021

The National Bank of Rwanda wants timely and accurate provisioning by lenders to avoid a cliff edge.

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UK banks fret over operational risks related to negative interest rates

February 19, 2021

The threat of below zero rates rates continues to hover over the country’s banking system.

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Nigeria’s central bank clamps down on cryptocurrencies

February 18, 2021

CBN’s effort to force financial institutions to close cryptocurrency accounts has sparked angry backlash.

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OCC pauses controversial ‘fair access rule’ pending further scrutiny

February 15, 2021

New US president Joe Biden has frozen implementation of new rules pending a review. 

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Milestone achieved on road to Libor exit

February 12, 2021

More than 12,000 entities across almost 80 jurisdictions now adhere to ISDA protocol.

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New HMRC insolvency legislation could undermine banks

February 11, 2021

Crown preference rights allow the UK government to take insolvency payments before banks and unsecured creditors.

Gary Gensler

Gensler's SEC nomination paves way for tougher oversight

February 11, 2021

Regulatory veteran may seek greater disclosures and investor protection measures and clamp down on SPACs.

Nirmala Sitharaman

India plans ‘bad bank’ to tidy up struggling banking sector

February 10, 2021

The country’s banks entered the pandemic in poor shape, and the central bank has warned the NPL ratio could exceed 13% this year.

Giampaolo Gabbi

EU’s SME support effort requires revision

February 9, 2021

Capital requirement regulations have been extended to infrastructure finance, but need tweaking to be fully effective.

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