Posts Tagged International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

News from BIS

* Capital Requirements for Bank Exposures to Central Counterparties
Bank for International Settlements (BIS), in collaboration with BCBS, the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS), and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) completed its work on the capital treatment of bank exposures to central counterparties.
The final standard will take effect on 1 January 2017.
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* Supervisory Framework for Measuring and Controlling Large Exposures
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) sets out a supervisory framework for measuring and controlling large exposures.
The framework is scheduled to take effect from 1 January 2019.
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More Trade News in Brief – Week 17 (22 – 28 April 2013)

* EU & Morocco to Start DCFTA Talks
22 April 2013, Brussels
The EU and Morocco started the first round of negotiations for an EU-Morocco Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA).
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* IOSCO – Report on Technological Challenges to Market Surveillance
 22 April 2013, Madrid (Spain)
 The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published today a final report on Technological Challenges to Effective Market Surveillance: Issues and Regulatory Tools.
Read the report here.
* ISO’s 2012 Annual Report
The ISO’s 2012 Annual Report examines the organization’s activities in the field of business and economy standards.
Discover ISO’s Annual Report 2012 here.
* New ISO for Financial Services
ISO/ IEC published a new standard: ISO/IEC TR 27015:2012, Information technology – Security techniques – Information security management guidelines for financial services – guidance for organizations providing financial services.
Read more here.

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New Standards for Financial Market Infrastructures

16 April 2012, Basel, Switzerland
The Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS), part of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), in cooperation with International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) issue new standards that promote global efforts to strengthen financial market infrastructures (FMIs):
• a report entitled Principles for financial market infrastructures
• a consultation paper on an Assessment methodology for these new standards
• a consultation paper on a Disclosure framework for the standards
The new report is designed to ensure that the infrastructure supporting global financial markets is more secure and to avoid the withstand financial shocks. The revised principles update, harmonize and strengthen the risk management and related standards for financial market infrastructures; that include systemically important payment systems, central securities depositories, securities settlement systems, central counterparties, and trade repositories.
For more details please refer to Press release.

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