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IIF October 2020 Global Regulatory Update 

The October 2020 IIF Global Regulatory Update provides updates on current work streams. 

GRU Podcast: Where Cyber Conflict and Financial Services Intersect

Jay Healey, a Senior Research Scholar and Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s SIPA joins the IIF's Martin Boer to discuss the intersection between Cyber Conflict and the Financial Services sector.

Weekly Insight: Zombies Inc.

Attractive valuations fuel strong demand for corporate bonds in 2020; Corporates have issued a record $2.1 trillion worth of bonds this year (ex-financials), though issuance of high-yield EM corporate bonds remains below pre-pandemic levels.

IIF Response to EIOPA Paper - Shared Resilience Solutions for Pandemics

On September 23 the IIF Insurance Working Group submitted the Insurance Working Group filed a response to the EIOPA Issues Paper on Shared Resilience Solutions for Pandemics. 

IIF Letter To G20 Regarding The Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI)

We remain strongly supportive of the intent behind the DSSI. However, we also recognize that the underlying premise may have changed—the issues in some countries are no longer temporary liquidity problems, but rather more fundamental solvency concerns. This letter sets out three key points which we believe are crucial.

FRT Episode 76: The Digital Economy -- What’s Next?

The economy has been adapting and digitalizing rapidly in response to COVID-19, both in financial services and beyond. IIF economists and digital finance experts look forward at what this means not only in financial services but also for SMEs to keep pace with tech firms in a competitive eCommerce environment.

Digital Services Taxation: Briefing Note 

This IIF member briefing note identifies key issues in a number of the current and emerging proposals, on a key topic that will merit ongoing monitoring.

IIF Response To IAIS Request For Feedback On COVID-19 

On September 4, the IIF submitted its response to the IAIS Request for Feedback on the Impact of COVID-19. 

FRT Episode 75: The COVID Catalyst

Where COVID-19 has forced radical changes, it has also removed many of the barriers that have plagued previous digital transformation effort. The IIF and Deloitte explore this as part of our Realizing the Digital Promise series, with industry experts Ulku Rowe (Google Cloud), Jaco Grobler (First Rand Bank) and Andres Wolberg-Stok (Citi).

GMV: COVID-19 and Euro Zone Divergence

The Euro zone was marked by economic divergence before COVID-19, … with GDP in Spain and Italy slow to rebound after the 2011/2 debt crisis. ...



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