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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
The BBA has responded to the Basel Committee’s consultation on revisions to the G-SIB assessment framework, encouraging it to recalibrate the three substitutability indicators, taking into account the low level Read More
The BBA is pleased to respond to the Treasury Committee’s call for evidence for the first stage of its capital inquiry on recovery and resolution. Please read the full response Read More
New proposals from the Basel Committee on the standardised approach to credit risk threaten to hike the amount it costs banks and building societies to lend to key groups like Read More
Key points The industry supports risk sensitive approaches remaining as the primary determinant of capital requirements The timing for the finalisation of the design and calibration may need to be Read More
This paper summaries certain key differences between the business models of the bank and insurance sectors which drive the differing standards and highlights those areas where a greater co-ordination of Read More
The BBA’s briefing on the Capital Requirements Directive IV.
British Bankers’ Association seminar â€“ The Future of the European Banking Industry Opening marks by Angela Knight, Chief Executive, BBA 1500 CET, Monday 13th September 2010 First of all can Read More
We believe the Basel Committee has correctly identified a number of key areas for improvement, in line with the regulatory mandate agreed by the G20 Leaders in September 2009. The Read More
Our members share the Commission’s goal of enhancing the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD), in the context of rebuilding a strong EU and global economy, and commend it on the significant Read More
We have a number of key concerns that we urge the FSA to address prior to implementation of the proposals set out in CP09/30. The Joint Associations look forward to Read More
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