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Pending Comment Letters

Your comments are extremely important to us to provide the best response by WOCCU to these regulatory proposals.

Listed below are all pending regulatory actions for which WOCCU intends to submit a Comment Letter. The listed date is the date by which Comments are due to the respective agency.  All Comment Letters filed by WOCCU can be viewed on the Comments & Position Papers tab. Comments filed by the European Network of Credit Unions can be found here.

Please be sure to provide us with your comments in advance of the Due Date so that we may include them in our Comment Letter.


Agency Pending Comment Letters Due Date
FATF Risk-Based Guidance on Recommendation 25 (Beneficial Ownership and Transparency of Legal Arrangements) December 8, 2023
Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (Bank for Int'l Settlements) Linking Fast Payment Systems Across Borders: Considerations for Governance and Oversight December 13, 2023
European Commission Critical ICT Third-Party Service Providers - Criteria & Fees December 14, 2023
Basel Committee Disclosure of Banks' Cryptoasset Exposures January 31, 2024
Basel Committee Discussion Paper on Digital Fraud February 16, 2024
Basel Committee Disclosure Framework for Climate-Related Financial Risk February 29, 2024
 

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FSB Report on Multifunction Crypto-Asset Intermediaries

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