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Monday, 15 September 2014
Candidate Commissioners to appear before EP committees from 29 September; CRD 4 – EBA single rulebook Q&As; The challenge of implementing market regulations consistently at the global level – speech by Michel Barnier (European Commission); ECA report on European banking supervision; The new regulatory regime for individuals: FIG client seminar; Market Abuse Conference; Now available through FSnet: client briefing on “Coordinated EU and US sectoral sanctions on Russia and Russian persons”

Friday, 12 September 2014
Mission letter from Jean-Claude Juncker to Lord Hill; OTC derivatives regulators report to the G20; BCBS and EBA reports on Basel III monitoring results; FCA thematic review on mobile banking and payments; Insurance regulation and supervision – going global – speech by Gabriel Bernardino (EIOPA); Payments council report on current account switch service – one year progress; ECJ rejects General Court judgment relating to card payment system; ECJ dismisses MasterCard appeal; FCA on information about insurer authorisation process; Lloyd's updates performance management supplemental requirements and guidance

Thursday, 11 September 2014
European Commission – new appointments; Regulation on benchmarks – Council presidency compromise proposal; US Federal banking regulators adopt final rule on supplementary leverage ratio for large banking organisations; US Federal banking regulators finalise LCR for large banking organisations; The new regulatory regime for individuals: FIG client seminar

Wednesday, 10 September 2014
BCBS analysis of the trading book hypothetical portfolio exercise; IOSCO updates survey on commodity derivatives markets supervisory principles; AIFMD – FCA on additional AIF data items request; Requirements for SAR when seeking consent for a transaction; IAIS issues revised MMoU; IMD 2 – Council presidency compromise proposal

Tuesday, 9 September 2014
BCBS updated FAQs on Basel III monitoring; CRD 4 - Commission concerns regarding potential breach of EU law on bankers’ bonuses; Corrigendum to Amending Regulation on the powers of the ECB to impose sanctions in OJ; European Commission initiatives for 2014; ECB appoints members of the Administrative Board of Review; Singapore MAS consults on guidelines on outsourcing; Now available through FSnet: client briefing on “Bankers' bonus cap: ECJ hears the UK's legal challenge”

Monday, 8 September 2014
PRA’s final approach to supervising branches of non-EEA banks; CRR – ITS on appropriately diversified indices and corrigendum to RTS for non-delta risk of options in the standardised market risk approach in OJ; CRD 4 – EBA single rulebook Q&As; Mortgage Credit Directive – consultation on implementation; FCA quarterly consultation; The Consumer Credit (Information Requirements and Duration of Licences and Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2014; FCA factsheets

Friday, 5 September 2014
ECB - final list of significant credit institutions; BCBS updated FAQs on Basel III monitoring; ESMA third risk dashboard for 2014 and second 2014 report on trends, risks and vulnerabilities in the EU; ESMA issues translations of guidelines on principles for FMIs in respect of CCPs; US Federal Reserve Board and the OCC re-propose margin rules for swaps; EMIR - FCA reports on compliance by NFCs in energy and oil sector; ECJ hearing on the UK government's legal challenge to CRD 4 bonus cap provisions; Protocol for the review of the FSA’s enforcement decision in relation to HBOS

Thursday, 4 September 2014
MiFID 2 - ESMA stakeholders group comments on level 2 proposals; Joint Forum report on supervisory colleges for financial conglomerates; Countdown to November: European supervision ready for lift-off - speech by Sabine Lautenschläger (ECB); FOS updates online technical resource on legal expenses insurance; EBA adopts procedures for investigating breaches of EU law

Wednesday, 3 September 2014
ESRB Recommendation on guidance for setting CCB rates in OJ; PRA issues cost benefit analysis of the new regime for individual accountability and remuneration; Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect - Draft amendments to the rules of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the central clearing and settlement system; Symposium on economic crime - speech by David Green (SFO)

Tuesday, 2 September 2014
CPSS renamed CPMI and given new charter; Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce launched; APRA consults on amendments to liquidity standard and reporting instructions for banks

Monday, 1 September 2014
CRD 4 – EBA single rulebook Q&As; JMLSG final approved guidance on consumer credit providers; FCA bans and fines former director for promoting unregulated CIS; Solvency II - PRA update note on implementation; FCA thematic review findings on PPI complaints mis-sales

Friday, 29 August 2014
EU legislation published in the Official Journal;SFC concludes consultation on exemptions for disclosure obligations relating to the implementation of Shanghai–Hong Kong Connect; FCA fines banks for failings in advised ortgage business;

Thursday, 28 August 2014
Skilled persons reviews under FSMA - PRA and FCA letters

Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Joint Committee of ESAs issues translations of guidelines for complaints-handling for the securities and banking sectors; CRD 4 – Final draft RTS on the identification of the geographical location of relevant credit exposures; Reports and guidance regarding global LEI; FCA publishes letters clarifying their use of attestations

Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Hong Kong SFC issues supplemental consultation conclusions on regulation of IPO sponsors; ICC releases guidance paper on the use of sanctions clauses; ESMA opinion on the application of guidelines on MMFs; CRD 4 – EBA single rulebook Q&As; PRA supervisory statement on valuation risk for insurers; PRA supervisory statement on subordinated guarantees and quality of capital for insurers

Friday, 22 August 2014
Barriers to reporting to trade repositories - ODRG letter to FSB; MAR - ESMA issues level 2 consultation response forms; ECB identifies systemically important payments systems; EMIR reporting - FCA new webpages; FCA calls for examples of retrospective application of regulatory rules; LSB themed review of subscribers' handling of customers in financial difficulties; FSCS outlook; Solvency II – EIOPA updated Q&As on submission of information to NCAs

Thursday, 21 August 2014
FSB issues responses to consultation on FX benchmarks; EMIR - ESMA issues responses to consultation on clearing obligation; EBA issues template for 2014 EU-wide bank stress test

Wednesday, 20 August 2014
PRA updates timetable for Solvency II implementation activity; Payments Council to extend retry process for bounced payments; FOS news

Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Solvency II - EIOPA updates information on guidelines on submission of information to NCAs; Hong Kong SFC reprimands and fines responsible officer

Monday, 18 August 2014
Hong Kong SFC reprimands and fines client advisor

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