The BBA is now integrated into UK Finance. Please go to www.ukfinance.org.uk for new content and updates from UK Finance.
Material published by BBA prior to 1st July 2017 is still available on this website.
From 1 July 2017, the finance and banking industry operating in the UK will be represented by a new trade association, UK Finance. It will represent around 300 firms in the UK providing credit, banking, markets and payment-related services. The new organisation will take on most of the activities previously carried out by the Asset Based Finance Association, the British Bankers’ Association, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, Financial Fraud Action UK, Payments UK and the UK Cards Association.x
EBA’s consultation on co-ordination of supervision of Significant Branches EU and EEA banks within the EU/EEA between Host, Home and Consolidating supervisor. The BBA is overall supportive of the proposal Read More
European Commission consultation on operating and set-up of the Macroprudential Framework under auspices of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB). While broadly supportive of the proposal, following consultation with the Read More
The BBA and ICMA have broadly welcomed planned changes to the PRA’s implementation of BRRD Article 55, concerning the contractual recognition of bail-in, but underlined that a pragmatic UK approach Read More
We welcome the proposal to make a limited number of amendments to the UK transposition of the BRRD and the decision of HM Treasury to submit these for public consultation. Read More
The BBA has offered support for important technical proposals made by the Financial Stability Board to ensure that countries can cooperate to implement the cross-border resolution of a banking group. Read More
The start of the week saw the publication of a report by the Treasury Committee on the implementation of the recommendations of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (PCBS), supported Read More
For enforcement action to be effective, those who transgress rules and expected standards of behaviour should believe they face a real and tangible risk of being held to account and Read More
The BBA has written to the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to support its proposed strategy for the resolution of a failing bank. Whilst welcoming the proposal the BBA letter Read More
The BBA’s response notes that information exchange is fundamental to the coordinated and effective planning, preparation and implementation of resolution. This in turn is essential to building trust between national authorities. Read More
In a letter to HM Treasury, the BBA outlines the industry’s position on the secondary legislation accompanying the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill.
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