PH FedACTion: Financial Regulatory Updates
Daily Financial Regulation Update -- Saturday, July 25, 2020
By FedACTion Task Force
PH Client Alerts
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
New York Fed Releases Updated Form Documents and Certifications for the Municipal Liquidity Facility
July 23, 2020
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has updated the Form Documents and Certifications for the Municipal Liquidity Facility to include revised certification forms.
Coronavirus Response: Making Capital Markets Work for Europe's Recovery
July 24, 2020
The European Commission (Commission) adopted a Capital Markets Recovery Package, as part of the Commission’s overall Coronavirus recovery strategy. On April 28, 2020, the Commission proposed a banking package to facilitate bank lending to households and businesses throughout the European Union. The current measures aim to make it easier for capital markets to support European businesses’ recovery from the crisis. The package proposes targeted changes to capital market rules to encourage greater investments in the economy, allow for the rapid re-capitalization of companies and increase banks’ capacity to finance the recovery.
UK Financial Conduct Authority
Statement on Updated Guidance for Insurance and Premium Finance Firms
July 24, 2020
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced proposals to extend a series of temporary measures to help customers who hold insurance and premium finance products and who may be in temporary financial difficulties because of COVID-19. The FCA proposes to extend such measures until October 31, 2020.