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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
Joint trade association response. The Associations commend the BCBS for undertaking another consultation on these proposals. It is apparent that this new CCP capital regime is a complex regulation. It Read More
This response addresses those parts of CP11/9 dealing with securitisation (including implementation of the CEBS Guidelines to CRD2 Article 122a (CEBS Guidelines)) and trading book capital charges. The associations have Read More
The Associations commend the Committee for its consideration of the issues raised by the capitalization of bank exposures to CCPs. We have a number of comments on the proposals and Read More
The use of credit default swaps (CDSs) has become increasingly popular over time. Between 2002 and 2007, gross notional amounts outstanding grew from below USD 2 trillion to nearly USD Read More
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the London Investment Banking Association (LIBA), the European Banking Federation (EBF), and the European Securitisation Forum (ESF), an affiliate of the Securities Industry Read More
The BBA have written to EU Internal Market Commissioner Charlie McCreevy, stressing industry support for the creation of a European central counterparty (CCP) for credit default swaps (CDS) in order Read More
“Proposed revisions to the Basel II market risk framework” and “Guidelines for Computing Capital for Incremental Risk in the Trading Book” Related Links
Joint BBA LIBA response to the recent CESR consultation on Credit Rating Agencies in Structured Finance. The BBA and LIBA welcome this opportunity to comment on CESR’s consultation on the Read More
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