Trading Book – Requirements and implementation

Charts Analysis Finance

From (probably) 2021 onwards (with regulatory reporting based on CRR II) banks must measure and manage Pillar 1 market risk within a fundamentally revised framework. Banks are exempted from the new framework if their regulatory trading book plus FX- and commodity positions in the banking book do not exceed 10% of total assets and do not exceed 300 mio EUR.
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Banks must be allowed to fail…

Frankfurt Banking District

European banking supervision contributes to safe and sound banks…

The goal of European banking supervision is to contribute to the safety and soundness of banks. And we have made great strides towards achieving that goal.

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Trailer: Handelsblatt Summit European Banking Regulation – The industry is changing

Trailer video EBR European Banking Regulation

This year the Handelsblatt Summit European Banking Regulation will take place for the 18th time at Jumeirah Hotel in Frankfurt on 22-24 September. Experts of ECB, EBA, Deutsche Bundesbank, BaFin Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, SRB as well as representatives of the credit services sector and associations will meet to discuss the latest developments of the industry. The event will focus on European and national regulation matters and future changes based on the introduction of Basel IV, CRD V and CRR II.

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Just say ‘yes’ – The role of IT in banking

IT in banking

The power battle between employees and IT needs to end as it is a show-stopper for transformation and growth. For banking in order to succeed the IT needs to play the role of an enabler – oder as Richard Anstey, CTO EMEA of Intralinks – calls it: The IT needs to become the ‘department of yes’. Continue reading

CRD V should eliminate uncertainties, not introduce new regulations

CRD V Banking Regulation

Prof. Dr. Christian Schmaltz is welcoming CRD V, but only as long as it eliminates uncertainties of CRD IV and does not introduce additional regulations. The moderator of this year’s Handelsblatt Conference EBR-European Banking Regulation talked about impacts of Brexit, current regulation issues and the possibility of a new financial crisis. Continue reading

Call for Papers

P1200667_cfpDo you want to be a part of the conference?

We are looking for your experience and expertise. Would you like to share your time and talent?

Proposals for presentations related to banking regulation, as well as addressing the challenges, solutions and visions in this context are welcome. Further suggestions that extend beyond those thematic areas will of course also be considered.

Send us your topic proposals latest until 30 June 2016

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The Handelsblatt EBR (European Banking Regulation) is the central meeting platform to discuss current banking regulation topics with experts from ECB, EBA, Basel, European and national  authorities.

Representatives of banks, supervision, associations and auditors came together!

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