ABA joined a broad coalition of advocacy organizations representing a range of industries in a letter to the Departments of Justice, Commerce and State and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence yesterday requesting that they convey to European regulators that “U.S. companies cannot be expected to explain U.S. government surveillance practices as they defend their use of [standard contractual clauses] for commercial [data transfers].”
Browsing: International regulatory coordination
In a follow-up to an April letter discussing COVID-19-related challenges regarding tax withholding, the American Bankers Association, the International Banking Federation and several other trade associations wrote to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the European Commission seeking additional relief for administering tax regulations for cross-border transactions.
The International Banking Federation has elected ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols to a two-year term as chairman of the organization.
The global financial system is resilient, with large banks much better capitalized, less leveraged and more liquid, according to the Financial Stability Board’s report on post-crisis reforms issued today.
With “nearly all” the post-financial crisis policy changes completed, the Financial Stability Board is looking to new vulnerabilities to the global financial system, FSB Chairman Randal Quarles said yesterday in Hong Kong.
Financial innovation is happening worldwide. Here are some of the top developments to watch.
The number of worldwide correspondent banking relationships continues to decline, according to new figures released today by the Basel, Switzerland-based Financial Stability Board.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today announced a new partnership with 11 financial regulators and related organizations around the globe aimed at creating a Global Financial Innovation Network. The network is intended to facilitate interactions between regulators and innovators as they seek scale and ubiquity for new technologies. A joint document published by the agencies
The U.S. financial system, including community banks, benefits from its regulators’ participation in the Financial Stability Board, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles told the Utah Bankers Association today.
In remarks at a Harvard Law School event today, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles signaled that the Fed and the FDIC will revisit the capital and liquidity requirements in place for the largest U.S. and foreign firms and will seek public input on current “living will” guidance.