Macroprudential decision: FIN-FSA does not impose countercyclical capital buffer requirement on banks

The Board of the Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) today decided not to impose a countercyclical capital buffer requirement on banks, nor to otherwise tighten macroprudential policy that affects credit cycles. Read more

On 6 July 2015, the Board will decide on the systemically important banks for Finland at national level (O-SII banks)

In this same connection, the proposal for decision (in Finnish) by the Director General of the FIN-FSA will be published together with opinions (in Finnish) from the Bank of Finland, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health regarding the decisions due for release on 30 June 2015 and 6 July 2015.

FIN-FSA Conference 2015: Why is Capital Markets Union built?

The FIN-FSA Conference debated the possibilities for a Capital Markets Union to help promote the financing of growth. See the webcast

Market Abuse Regulation influences ongoing disclosure obligation

In our Market newsletter 1/2015, we discuss the key changes occasioned by the Market Abuse Regulation. Current regulatory initiatives from ESMA are also presented. Articles other than those pertaining to IFRS enforcement will appear mainly in English. Market newsletter 1/2015 has been published in English on 3 July 2015. Read more



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