The third day of the ISDA Annual General Meeting on May 12 featured panels on the new normal for derivatives markets, the development of local rules to implement Basel III, the digitization of derivatives documentation and alignment between derivatives and securities financing transaction markets.

Reforms to MMFs Necessary, Says Bailey

The ‘dash for cash’ in March 2020 exposed serious vulnerabilities in money market funds that threaten financial stability, and reforms are necessary to improve their resilience, says Andrew Bailey, governor of the Bank of England.

EU Credibility at Stake on Basel III, Says EBA Chair

The EU must implement Basel III in full and without materially deviating from Basel standards or it will undermine the global framework and weaken the effectiveness of the Basel process, European Banking Authority chairperson José Manuel Campa has said.

Buffer Framework Under Review, Says EC’s Berger

The capital and liquidity buffer framework is being reviewed in Europe after banks showed reluctance to draw down their reserves during the coronavirus crisis, a senior European regulator has confirmed.

Resilience of Markets Critical to Pandemic Response, says O’Malia

Regulatory reforms implemented after the last crisis played a critical role in ensuring the resilience of financial markets during the pandemic, and enabled banks to play a key part in helping the various central bank measures flow through to the real economy, according to Scott O’Malia, ISDA’s chief executive.

Derivatives Markets on Path to ‘New Normal’

The derivatives market has begun the journey towards a ‘new normal’ and will be ready to respond to forthcoming challenges, having proved its resilience during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a group of senior regulators speaking on a panel during the final day of the ISDA Annual General Meeting.

Also in this Issue:

  • Digitization Must Begin With Common Standards
  • Consistent Deviation from Basel III Could be Best Option
  • Opportunities for SFT Alignment Exist
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