Aggregated News From Investment Management Regulators

Credit institutions’ additional capital requirements to ease in accordance with FIN-FSA Board’s preliminary decision

Report/Flag

Please complete the required fields.



The Board of the Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) decided on 17 March 2020 to ease the macroprudential buffer requirements. The notification period in accordance with EU regulation concerning this decision has now expired.

On 17 March 2020, the Board of the FIN-FSA adopted a preliminary decision to remove the additional capital requirement determined on the basis of the structural characteristics of the financial system (systemic risk buffer) from Finnish credit institutions. The FIN-FSA Board also decided to lower the additional capital requirement for other systemically important institutions (O-SII) in the case of OP Financial Group.

The final decision to ease the requirements was taken on 6 April 2020 and entered into force immediately. The aim of the decision is to mitigate the negative effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the stability of the financial markets and promote credit institutions’ ability to finance the economy.

The FIN-FSA will closely monitor that banks use the positive effects of these measures to mitigate the impact of the crisis and not to channel them into the payment of dividends or performance bonuses.

Appendix

The Board’s final decision on the application of macroprudential instruments (pdf)

Source link

Regulator Information

Abbreviation: FIN-FSA
Jurisdiction: Finland

Recent Articles

Taxonomy Article 8: The AMF informs issuers about the phased application of reporting requirements

Companies subject to the new reporting obligations The requirement to deliver sustainability indicators under Article 8 of the Taxonomy Regulation will apply, as of 01/01/2022, to companies subject t

IIROC Re-elects five Board Directors

View the Press Release from the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC CA) here: Source link

DLG Bonds / Direct Line Group PLC (Clone of FCA authorised firms and UK registered companies)

Fraudsters are using the details of firms we authorise to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorised firm. Find out...

Certification Examination Results for August 2021

See the Details published by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC CY) here: Source link

Get the latest from Regulatory.News in your inbox!

×