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Policy Initiatives

The AFB is acting as a conduit for feedback and dialogue between member banks and regulators in the policy areas listed below. In some of these areas a member working group has been formed.

 

The AFB has been interacting with policymakers and stakeholders including the PRA and Climate Financial Risk Forum on this topic.

An AFB Working Group has been formed to feed into discussions and policy matters relating to Climate Financial Risk.

An AFB working group is leading the update of this sector on behalf of the industry.

 

An AFB LIBOR Transition Working Group has been formed to discuss and feed into policy matters relating to LIBOR Transition.

In advance of Phase 5 of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) implementation of margin requirements, the AFB is interacting with both the PRA and FCA to assist firms with the implementation.

To see the member surveys conducted by the AFB on the transition to working in the office post COVID-19, please visit our resource library.

An AFB Working Group has been formed to feed into discussions and policy matters relating to Money Laundering Reporting.

In 2020 the AFB became a partner of the Financial Services Skills Commission which aims to ensure that the financial services sector has the talent and skills it needs for the future.

An AFB Working Group has responded to FCA CP20/20 which sets out the FCA’s proposed approach to international firms providing or seeking to provide financial services that require authorisation.

An AFB Working Group has responded to respond to PRA consultation papers 29/19 and 30/19 and FCA consultation paper 19/32, with regard to outsourcing arrangements.

An AFB Working Group has responded to HM Treasury’s second phase of the Future Regulatory Framework Review which considers how the UK regulatory framework for financial services needs to adapt to be fit for the future.

An AFB working group has been formed to respond to PRA CP2/21 which discusses the PRA’s approach to the future supervision of international banks.

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To find out more about the work of the Policy and Regulatory Affairs team,  or to discuss how you can provide input, please contact us.

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