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2020 Regulatory Radar

Overview of all newsletters issued in 2020

Regulatory Radar is a publication series focusing on regulation for the financial services industry. Each issue provides an update on the latest highlights in the financial services industry, followed by an overview of normative, consultative and informative documents issued for the financial services industry, credit institutions and investment firms, investment products and asset management, insurance, reinsurance and pensions.

Regulatory highlights of November 2020

  • The ECB publishes a guide on climate-related and environmental risks which lays down supervisory expectations relating to risk management and disclosure
November 2020 issue

Regulatory highlights of October 2020

  • Directive concerning crowdfunding service providers amending MiFID II
  • The European Commission (EC) launches a public consultation on the review of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
  • The European Banking Authority (EBA) publishes its quarterly risk dashboard covering Q2 2020 data and summarising the main risks and vulnerabilities in the European Union (EU) banking sector
  • The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) publishes its final report on the development of emerging capital markets
October 2020 issue

Regulatory highlights of September 2020

  • The National Bank of Belgium (NBB) publishes its 2020 financial market infrastructure and payment services report
  • The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) publishes its Ciruclar on the periodic questionnaire on the prevention of money laudering and terrorist financing (ML/FT)
September 2020 issue

Regulatory highlights of summer 2020

  • The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) published a communication on the transposition of the shareholder’s rights Directive
  • The European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Supervisory Markets Authority (ESMA) launched a public consultation to revise joint guidelines for assessing the suitability of members of the management body and key function holders
  • The EBA publishes final draft technical standards on disclosure and reporting on the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) and total loss absorbing capacity (TLAC)
Summer 2020 issue

Regulatory highlights of June 2020

  • The European Commission’s High-Level Forum on the Capital Markets Union (CMU) publishes its final report on the European Union’s CMU
  • The European Banking Authority publishes Implementing Technical Standards Pillar 3 disclosures and supervisory reporting
  • The European Securities and Markets Authority provides guidance on the compliance function under MiFID II
June 2020 issue

Regulatory highlights of May 2020

  • The European Central Bank (ECB) launched a public consultation on its guide on climate-related and environmental risks
  • The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) updated its Q&As on MiFID II and MiFIR market structures, transparency issues and investor protection
May 2020 issue

Regulatory highlights of April 2020

  • The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) advises the European Commission (EC) on inducements and costs and charges disclosures
April 2020 issue

Regulatory highlights of March 2020

  • The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) consults on MiFIR transparency regime for non-equity instruments
March 2020 issue
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