FIG in Focus Volume 2 – Latest News and Views in the FIG world

Welcome to the second edition of our regular briefing on news and views in the FIG (financial institution group) world.

These are the stories and insights that have captured our attention in recent months.

You can download a pdf version of the newsletter here.

Risk – Danske Bank Estonian Scandal

The forced closure of Danske Bank’s troubled Estonian operation displays the maximum impact of operational risk. Read article

Regulatory – SRB finalises MREL proposals

The Single Resolution Board’s resolution proposals for large Eurozone banks are similar to existing UK rules in principal. Read article

Performance – As good as it gets?

Is the general improvement in non-performing loan ratios in 2018 likely to represent the low point in the current economic cycle? Read article