Action Plan for Banks in the West African Monetary Union

A new prudential framework applicable to banks and credit institutions in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is […] Read more

Regulatory reform in uncertain times: no rest for the weary

Despite “reform fatigue” and squeezed profit margins, financial services firms are dealing with a continued flood of regulation. Some are […] Read more

Podcast: Banking Regulatory Outlook

Along with Mazars banking regulatory advisory specialists Pauline Pelissier and Audrey Cauchet, Greg Simpson provides an overview of the banking […] Read more

Unilateral deregulation by the USA would lead banks to seek new trade-offs

Solvency, liquidity, transparency and oversight requirements: as the Basel Committee meeting in Santiago, Chile in November 2016 demonstrated, there is […] Read more

The Reduction of Regulatory Compliance Examinations for Financial Institutions

Examination Cycle for Certain Small Insured Depository Institutions and U.S. Branches and Agencies of Foreign Banks Under $1 Billion in […] Read more

EBA opinion on IFRS 9 and the impact on regulatory capital

After the Basel Committee consultation in October and then the European Commission’s legislative proposal of the package CRR II / […] Read more

Revision of the CRR / CRD IV package

On Wednesday 23 November, the European Commission presented its long-awaited revision of the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) and Capital Requirements Directive (CRD […] Read more

The management of regulatory capital following the transition to IFRS 9

On 1 January 2018, banks applying IFRSs move into a new era with the implementation of IFRS 9 on financial […] Read more

SEC Adopts Amendments to Investment Adviser Act Rules

On August 25, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC” or the “Commission”) adopted amendments to various rules under […] Read more

Are you prepared ? New York State Issues New BSA/AML/OFAC Transaction Monitoring and Filtering Program Regulation

Recently released guidelines require institutions to adopt risk-based programs to monitor and filter transactions for potentially suspicious activity. Beginning January […] Read more