As of 17 September 2020, banks have been permitted to temporarily exclude certain central bank exposures from the calculation, reporting and disclosure of what is known as the leverage ratio.Read more
Decree on Definitions under the Financial Supervision Act
The Decree on Definitions under the Financial Supervision Act (Besluit definitiebepalingen Wft) provides a further elaboration of the following terms from Section 1:1 of the Financial Supervision Act (Wet op het financieel toezicht – Wft):
- derivative instruments for the transfer of credit risk, investment object, and professional market participant.
- Clearing institutions
- Collective investment schemes
- Investment firms
The countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) is a macroprudential instrument that aims to protect banks against systemic risks arising from excessive credit growth in a member state.Read more