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25.10.2019 16:12 / The Bank of Russia

Self-regulation in financial market: current state and prospects The Bank of Russia has analysed the results of the work undertaken by self-regulatory organisations (SROs) of non-bank financial institutions and invites professionals and experts to discuss the prospects of self-regulation in the financial market.

14.10.2019 18:11 / The Bank of Russia

Bank of Russia to reduce regulatory burden on banks As part of its efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on market participants, the Bank of Russia is looking into the abolition and simplification of certain regulatory requirements.

14.10.2019 18:09 / The Bank of Russia

Russia to roll out national green finance standards Russia is on course to receive national rules and standards for green financial instrument verification. This follows from the Concept of Building a Methodological Framework in Russia to Advance Green Financial Instruments and the Responsible Financing Projects, drafted by the Expert Council for the Long-term Investment Market attached to the Bank of Russia.

16.09.2019 18:59 / The Bank of Russia

Bank of Russia outlines information security priorities The Bank of Russia Board of Directors has approved the Guidelines for the Advancement of Information Security in the Financial Sector for 2019–2021. The document is intended to specify the regulator’s objectives as regards the efforts to ensure financial market stability and improvements in its information security. The Bank of Russia’s Information Security Department acts as the relevant competence centre.

11.09.2019 19:09 / The Bank of Russia

Optimising regulatory burden: joint efforts of Bank of Russia and financial market participants The Bank of Russia has suggested that the professional community analyse the effective regulatory framework of the financial market in order to reveal outdated and excessive regulations.

08.04.2019 16:18 / The Bank of Russia

Roadmap for implementation of guidelines for development of financial market in 2019–2021 published The Bank of Russia has obtained approval from the Government of the Russian Federation of a roadmap outlining the implementation of the Guidelines for the Development of the Financial Market over the next three years. The document was adopted by the Board of Directors in February 2019.

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25.10.2019 16:12 / The Bank of Russia

Self-regulation in financial market: current state and prospects The Bank of Russia has analysed the results of the work undertaken by self-regulatory organisations (SROs) of non-bank financial institutions and invites professionals and experts to discuss the prospects of self-regulation in the financial market.

14.10.2019 18:11 / The Bank of Russia

Bank of Russia to reduce regulatory burden on banks As part of its efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on market participants, the Bank of Russia is looking into the abolition and simplification of certain regulatory requirements.

14.10.2019 18:09 / The Bank of Russia

Russia to roll out national green finance standards Russia is on course to receive national rules and standards for green financial instrument verification. This follows from the Concept of Building a Methodological Framework in Russia to Advance Green Financial Instruments and the Responsible Financing Projects, drafted by the Expert Council for the Long-term Investment Market attached to the Bank of Russia.

16.09.2019 18:59 / The Bank of Russia

Bank of Russia outlines information security priorities The Bank of Russia Board of Directors has approved the Guidelines for the Advancement of Information Security in the Financial Sector for 2019–2021. The document is intended to specify the regulator’s objectives as regards the efforts to ensure financial market stability and improvements in its information security. The Bank of Russia’s Information Security Department acts as the relevant competence centre.

11.09.2019 19:09 / The Bank of Russia

Optimising regulatory burden: joint efforts of Bank of Russia and financial market participants The Bank of Russia has suggested that the professional community analyse the effective regulatory framework of the financial market in order to reveal outdated and excessive regulations.

08.04.2019 16:18 / The Bank of Russia

Roadmap for implementation of guidelines for development of financial market in 2019–2021 published The Bank of Russia has obtained approval from the Government of the Russian Federation of a roadmap outlining the implementation of the Guidelines for the Development of the Financial Market over the next three years. The document was adopted by the Board of Directors in February 2019.

28.03.2019 18:24 / TASS

Bank of Russia develops requirements for basic standards for SRO investment advisers The Bank of Russia has outlined a list of mandatory basic standards and requirements pertaining to their content, which should now be developed by financial market self-regulatory organisations (SROs) that work with investment advisers. The draft ordinance is posted on the Bank of Russia website for expert discussion.

06.02.2019 17:30 / The Bank of Russia

Securities market: Bank of Russia lays groundwork to bring switch to proportionate regulation closer The Bank of Russia has released an ordinance which sets forth indicators enabling conditional classification of professional securities market participants as small, middle-sized and major ones. The passing of this regulatory act marks the first step in the implementation of the regulator-approved concept and roadmap for proportionate regulation and supervision of non-bank financial institutions.

10.01.2019 17:52 / The Bank of Russia

FX dealers to operate under a basic consumer protection standard FX dealers will be obliged to disclose to the fullest extent possible information about their operations and risks related to their services. These and other requirements are listed in the basic standard for financial consumer protection as regards FX dealers, which was elaborated by the Association of Forex Dealers and approved by the Bank of Russia.

10.01.2019 16:22 / The Bank of Russia

FX dealers to operate under a basic consumer protection standard FX dealers will be obliged to disclose to the fullest extent possible information about their operations and risks related to their services. These and other requirements are listed in the basic standard for financial consumer protection as regards FX dealers, which was elaborated by the Association of Forex Dealers and approved by the Bank of Russia.

04.01.2019 18:14 / The Bank of Russia

Microfinancing: new caps for marginal debt value and daily interest rate On 28 January 2019, amendments will be effected to the current legislation that will set forth a new uniform limit for the marginal debt of a borrower under a consumer loan agreement for the period up to 1 year totalling 2.5 times of the sum of a respective loan. Once this amount is reached, the law prohibits further accrual of interest, as well as penalties (fines), other payments and the application of other measures.