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- The Bank of England published the actual and indicative minimum requirements for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL).
12 August 2019
The CFRF co-chaired by the PRA and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), met for the second time in July 2019. The next CFRF meeting will take place in Q4 2019. See the climate change webpage for the minutes of the Forum, as well as more information on the Bank’s work on climate change.
30 August 2019
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21 August 2019
On Tuesday 15 October, the PRA and FCA New Bank Start-up Unit will be holding a seminar for those working in, or with: organisations thinking about becoming a UK bank; currently going through the bank authorisation process; or recently authorised UK banks.
The seminar will aim to provide guidance on good practice, lessons learned and what firms should focus on in their applications. The PRA will also deliver deep-dive sessions on key regulatory areas that are essential to setting up a successful new bank.
Please register your interest to attend by Friday 20 September 2019. The PRA will review responses and confirm attendance via email by Friday 27 September 2019. A maximum of two individuals per organisation will be permitted.
20 August 2019
Following comments from firms and other industry participants on Consultation Paper (CP) 5/19 ‘Pillar 2 capital: Updates to the framework’ the final policy has been delayed. It will be published by the end of October 2019, rather than on Tuesday 1 October 2019 as originally specified.
14 August 2019
The Bank of England published the actual (2019) and indicative (2020-21, 2022) minimum requirements for own funds and eligible liabilities (MRELs) for UK banks and building societies that have bail-in or partial transfer resolution strategies.
7 August 2019
This PRA Policy Statement (PS) follows CP19/18 ‘Regulatory reporting: European Banking Authority Taxonomy 2.9’. This PS is relevant to UK banks and building societies as well as PRA-designated UK investment firms.
This includes the updated Supervisory Statement (SS) 34/15 ‘Guidelines for completing regulatory reports’ and updates to PRA101, PRA102, PRA103 and RFB004 templates, available on the Regulatory reporting – Banks, building societies and investment firms page.
For further information on CRD IV visit the CRD IV updates page.
For new banks, please see the New Banks Start-up Unit page.
For information on banking regulatory returns and how to report them, visit the Regulatory reporting – banking sector page.
For details of forms used to collect data through the online statistical data application (OSCA), visit the Forms, definitions, and validation page.
16 August 2019
The PRA published updated Life Insurance Stress Test 2019 and General Insurance Stress Test 2019 templates. Following the request for technical input in a letter to firms on 11 April 2019. Information on the updates is outlined under the version control tabs in each template.
1 August 2019
The purpose of the letter, addressed to the Chief Risk Officers of life insurers, is to share the results from the PRA’s recent Proxy Modelling Survey with firms.
Closing date: 6 September 2019
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27 September 2019
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