Entries for 'Policy Issues'
November 15, 2021
In November, the IIF responded to the European Commission’s public consultation on enhancements to public/private partnerships and cooperation across the EU for tackling financial crime.
November 15, 2021
In this paper, the Institute of International Finance and Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP highlight four areas of focus where continued reform could build on the good work and progress already underway globally to help improve the effectiveness of the anti-financial crime framework.
October 27, 2021
The 2021 Principles Consultative Group (PCG) report features an interim report on updating the Principles for Stable Capital Flows and Fair Debt Restructuring based on contributions from PCG members. Changes in sovereign debt markets over the past decade, lessons learned from recent debt restructurings, the emergence of the DSSI and Common Framework, and the surge in investor interest in ESG considerations all underscore the need to update the Principles.
July 15, 2021
This report takes stock of emerging public sector and banking industry practices on the topic of Scenario-based Climate Risk Measurement (SCRM). The Institute of International Finance (IIF) conducted a stock-taking exercise with 20 large member banks to gather industry experiences on SCRM exercises.
May 19, 2021
Could a Chinese CBDC displace the dollar as the global reserve currency, undermine the U.S. sanctions regime or provide the Chinese government with the ability to increase surveillance on citizens?
March 29, 2021
The IIF has prepared a brief paper on our expectations for the Biden administration’s approach to financial regulatory policy.
January 28, 2021
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) and the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA) have published a joint paper – “2021 Priorities for Strengthening Global Operational Resilience Maturity in Financial Services” – that sets out how to continuously improve and strengthen the level of operational resilience in the financial system.
January 21, 2021
The objective of this paper is to communicate global industry views on the rapidly evolving set of supervisory and regulatory approaches to climate-related and environmental risks facing the banking and insurance sectors.
October 23, 2020
Building on the quarterly conference calls of the Principles Consultative Group, the 2020 PCG report takes stock of the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the global sovereign debt markets, emerging markets capital flows and debt sustainability, especially in developing countries.
October 8, 2020
Building on the IIF’s previous work in this area, the paper endeavors to address the continued criticality of improving economic and financial crime risk management by facilitating the increased sharing of information on financial activity linked to crime and terrorism.
June 12, 2020
The IIF welcomes the Bank of England discussion paper Central Bank Digital Currency: opportunities, challenges and design, published on March 12, 2020, which provides an important contribution to this emerging field and identifies and fosters discussion on key issues.
February 19, 2020
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) on February 11th conveyed its financial services regulatory priorities for engagement with the new European Commission in a letter to Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis.
November 6, 2019
In a 2019 survey, the IIF Sustainable Finance Working Group (SFWG) polled member firms on their views: a significant majority agreed that industry alignment around simplifying terminology and product names into a few broad categories could greatly advance the goal of scaling up sustainable finance.
October 22, 2019
The 2019 Report on the Implementation of the Principles takes stock of the quarterly discussions of the Principles Consultative Group (PCG), which includes senior officials from emerging and mature market economies as well as senior bankers, investors and sovereign debt experts.
August 23, 2019
This report, produced under the auspices of the IIF SFWG, aims to provide insight on current “leading practices” among financial firms in implementing TCFD recommendations, providing a snapshot of “what good disclosure looks like.” These examples should help prompt discussion within the industry and inform dialogue with regulators and supervisors on how to achieve the goals of the TCFD, particularly on appropriate pricing of climate-related risks and financial stability.
August 8, 2019
This letter represents the IIF SFWG's reactions to the first comprehensive report from the Central Banks and Supervisors Network for Greening the Fina...
July 22, 2019
Please find our latest U.S. Regulatory Update, covering the Federal Reserve’s Semiannual Monetary Policy Report, Congressional Libra Hearings, Stress Testing and CCAR results, and Capitol Hill updates, among other topics.
June 10, 2019
A new set of private sector principles to enhance transparency in sovereign debt markets.
May 3, 2019
We are pleased to invite comments and suggestions on the latest draft of the voluntary Principles for Debt Transparency. Feedback is welcomed from all stakeholders, including private sector financial firms; official sector bodies including international organizations, finance ministries and debt management offices; and civil society.
October 19, 2018
The Principles for Stable Capital Flows and Fair Debt Restructuring incorporate voluntary, market-based, flexible guidelines for the behavior of sover