The IIF is the leading voice for the financial services industry on global regulatory issues. We engage continuously and constructively with global standard setters and policymakers through formal submissions and reports, as well as through regular dialogue and high-level symposia.

We help shape the global policy and regulatory agenda by providing industry input and feedback. We focus on issues such as international capital and liquidity standards for banks and insurers, resolution and recovery policy issues, derivatives market rules, international conduct standards, shadow banking, supervision and risk management, and accounting standards, among many others.

Members participate in working groups and committees with industry peers and interact with public sector representatives, facilitated by the IIF.

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February 6, 2015

Please see attached for a brief summary of the key items on the BCBS's Agenda for 2015, and their approximate timing throughout the year. Through our various working groups, we are either currently working on these, or anticipate mobilizing new efforts in the near term.

In part, the attached reflects the high level work plan for the next two years that the BCBS announced in January, collated together with what we have learned from other recent statements and presentations, including some indicative timings within the year. While this summary is very BCBS-specific, it makes passing reference to other FSB and IOSCO initiatives, where these have some interplay.

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

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June 25, 2015
In India, the combination of a determined new government, an innovative program resulting in the opening of 163 million new bank accounts, and breakthroughs in technology promises to bring about a revolution in the availability of financial services.
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June 24, 2015

The IIF’s Council for Asset and Investment Management, Credit Ratings Advisory Group, Task Force Europe, and individual member firms welcome the opportunity to comment on the European Commission’s Green Paper entitled “Building a Capital Markets Union.”

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June 9, 2015

Reference documents prepared by Randy Guynn of Davis Polk & Wardwell regarding the reorganization and re-launch of the post-resolution firm. Specifically, these handouts discuss timing, valuation, treatment of creditors, and liquidity support.

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June 8, 2015

The IIF Data Working Group is pleased to have the opportunity to provide further comments to the Financial Stability Board on the revised Phase 3 of the Common Data Template for GSIBs.

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June 4, 2015

* Dispatch from New York
* ECB promises to implement QE in full; Greece—getting close to midnight
* China—another big step towards interest rate liberalization
* India—25 bp rate cut trumps no cut
* Brazil—another rate hike
* Banks gear up for mobile banking revolution

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June 2, 2015

This month’s IIF Global Regulatory Update provides updates on current work streams in regulatory capital, liquidity, data requirements, accounting, disclosure, insurance, systemically important financial institutions, regulatory impact, coherence and calibration as well as upcoming events.

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June 1, 2015

The second FSB/IOSCO Consultation on “Assessment Methodologies for Identifying Non-Bank Non-Insurer Global Systemically Important Financial Institutions” was due May 29. Supported by its NBNI Working Group the IIF has commented on this proposal.

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May 29, 2015

On May 29, the IIF SAG submitted its response letter to the Exposure Draft issued by the IASB to defer the effective date of IFRS 15 and to the Exposure Draft issued by the FASB to defer the effective date of Revenues from Contract with Customers.

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May 8, 2015

This month’s IIF Global Regulatory Update provides updates on current work streams in regulatory capital, liquidity, accounting, disclosure, insurance, systemically important financial institutions, derivatives, coherence and calibration as well as upcoming events.

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May 7, 2015

The IIF RWA Task Force submitted on May 5, 2015 its response letter to the EBA Discussion Paper “The future of the IRB approach”.

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