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Financial services regulation

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ICAEW's Library and Information Service hosts a selection of books, articles, links and guides on Basel II/III and Solvency II.

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ICAEW's technical resources section features a dedicated section on financial services

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Brexit could cost Britain 75,000 finance jobs

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The Bank of England believes that up to 75,000 jobs could be lost in financial services following Britain's departure from the European Union.

IFRS 9: Issues for preparers

The implementation of new reporting standard IFRS 9 from 1 January 2018 is a key priority for the banking industry. In July 2017, ICAEW's Financial Services Faculty brought together key stakeholders from the investor and analyst communities so that they might understand the respective challenges faced by banks in preparing IFRS 9 expected credit loss provisions. Here we report on the discussions around the issues for preparers.

IFRS 9: Regulatory capital

The implementation of new reporting standard IFRS 9 from 1 January 2018 is a key priority for the banking industry. In July 2017, ICAEW's Financial Services Faculty brought together key stakeholders from the investor and analyst communities so that they might understand the respective challenges faced by banks in preparing IFRS 9 expected credit loss provisions. Here we report on the discussions around regulatory capital.

Banks increase diversity

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FTSE 100 banking and financial institution boards have increased their gender and ethnic diversity, according to a new study from Green Park.

Asset management set for booming growth

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The asset management industry is set for booming growth in the next decade, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), but firms must be innovative and embrace technology in order to prosper during this period of "transformational change."

US rejects stress tests for asset managers

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The Trump administration has decided not to subject asset managers to stress tests as part of a series of pro-industry recommendations to make fund management oversight more “efficient and effective”.

IFRS 9: Disclosures

The implementation of new reporting standard IFRS 9 from 1 January 2018 is a key priority for the banking industry. In July 2017, ICAEW's Financial Services Faculty brought together key stakeholders from the investor and analyst communities so that they might understand the respective challenges faced by banks in preparing IFRS 9 expected credit loss provisions. Here we report on the discussions around disclosures.

Townsend returns to AIG

American International Group has appointed Chris Townsend to the newly created role of chief executive officer of international general insurance.

Treasury urges clarity on Solvency II

A Treasury Committee report on EU insurance regulation has urged the insurance industry and the PRA "to come to an understanding on what aspects of Solvency II can be changed unilaterally while the UK remains an EU member state".

IFRS 9: What it means for banks and financial stability

In July 2017, ICAEW's Financial Services Faculty brought together key stakeholders from the investor and analyst communities so that they might understand the respective challenges faced by banks in preparing IFRS 9 expected credit loss provisions.

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