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October 15, 2018

European banks and the challenge of MREL

Who will pay for the next banking crisis in Europe, and how? One of the lessons learnt from the last global financial crisis is that there must be an end to public bail-outs of banks. To achieve this, it is necessary to define which creditors and which liabilities absorb losses in the event of an institution’s resolution.

August 30, 2018

How prepared are European banks to comply with MREL?

The estimated MREL deficit for European banks based on three subordination scenarios would be 195 billion euros under the recommendation of the EBA, 301 billion euros according to the compromise text of the Council and 526 billion under a full subordination scenario. Therefore, the subordination requirement will be crucial …

December 22, 2017

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. 22 December 2017

Highlights: ECB published its 2018 supervisory priorities, and issued a consultation on the assessment of internal models for counterparty risks. EBA issued consultations on internal models benchmarking, published impact assessments for LCR and the full Basel reform, and updated the quantitative analysis for MREL. Finally, …

August 1, 2017

International Comparative of resolution frameworks

Overview of different resolution frameworks: comparison between Europe, US, Latam and Japan.

November 24, 2016

Europe: TLAC implementation and MREL review

The European Commission has published its long awaited legislative proposal to amend both the prudential and the resolution frameworks in Europe. Regarding the latter, the proposal seeks to introduce TLAC for EU G-SIIs and amend MREL for other financial institutions.

February 10, 2016

UK’s MREL proposal: alignment with TLAC in one ratio

On 11 December 2015, the Bank of England published its approach on setting the MREL for all UK banks, building societies and certain investment firms. The consultation is open for comments until 11 March 2016. This analysis will provide a summary of the proposal, with a focus on an important feature of the document: the fi…

February 1, 2016

Financial Regulation Outlook. February 2016

This month we focus on: Council´s work programme, SRB priorities, SSM supervisory priorities, Maximum Distributable Amount (MDA), Capital Markets Union, Securitisation, European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS), Europe’s financial transactions tax, Other Systemically Important Institutions in Europe y AML and identity verifi…