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February 26, 2015

Regulation Outlook. February 2015

This month we focus on: the Green Paper on Capital Markets, where do we stand on bank structural reform, Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM), the next step on resolution and virtual currencies.

December 3, 2014

Regulation Outlook

This month we focus on: G20 leaders, time to shift the dial towards growth; TLAC, making bail-in feasible and credible instead of bail-out; restoring confidence in risk-weighted capital ratios; Basel Committee published the final version of the NSFR; European banking structural reform; the ECB published the fourth Single Su…

August 14, 2014

Banking sector liberalization in Philippines: A win-win situation, not a zero-sum game

On July 18th 2014, Philippines President Benigno Aquino III signed into law a landmark Bill allowing foreign banks to acquire 100% stake in domestic Philippine banks besides setting up fully owned banking subsidiaries. Likewise, limits to the number of foreign banks operating in the country were eliminated – an important st…
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February 12, 2014

European Commission's proposal on structural reforms

On January 29th, the European Commission (EC) released its proposal on structural reform that would impose new constraints on the structure of European banks. The proposal aims at ensuring the harmonization between the divergent national initiatives in Europe. However, the EC goes beyond many of the European national legisl…