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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.


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IFRS Proposals to Update Accounting Standards for SMEs March 7, 2023
 

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2022-12-22

WOCCU Urges Proportionality in FSB’s Cyber Incident Reporting Standard

The World Council of Credit Unions urged the Financial Stability Board to consider the impact of it’s proposed revisions to international standards trying to achieve greater convergence in cyber incident reporting.  The comments came as part of the FSB’s consultation seeking to strengthen and harmonize frameworks surrounding operational resilience and the desire to increase efforts to reign in the effects of cyber incidents.

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WOCCU Urges Proportionality in FSB’s Cyber Incident Reporting Standard

2022-11-14

Financial Stability Board Heeds WOCCU’s Call for Regulatory Flexibility

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) noted that the gradual withdrawal of relief measures granted during the COVID-19 crisis are best withdrawn gradually. This came as part of the FSB’s report to the G20 looking at financial policies in the wake of COVID-19 aimed at supporting equitable recovery and addressing the effects from scarring in the financial sector.

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Financial Stability Board Heeds WOCCU’s Call for Regulatory Flexibility

2022-11-10

FSB Publishes Progress Report on Enhancing Non-Bank Financial Intermediation

On November 10, 2022, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published its progress report on Enhancing the Resilience of Non-Bank Financial Intermediation (NBFI), which was provided to the G20, analyzing NBFI liquidity imbalances during times of financial market stress. The report includes policy proposals directed to issues of systemic risk, especially in light of stressors within the commodities and bond markets; as well as solutions of vulnerabilities identified in “money market funds, open-ended funds, margining practices, bond market liquidity, and cross-border USD funding in emerging market economies (EMEs).” The FSB plans to work with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to improve short-term funding markets, and any other work to develop the resilience of liquidity provision in core bond markets.

More information on the FSB's progress report to the G20 can be found here.

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FSB Publishes Progress Report on Enhancing Non-Bank Financial Intermediation

2022-10-13

FSB Continues Its Work on Climate-Related Risks

On October 13, 2022, the Financial Stability Board released two reports on climate-related risks that were provided to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors ahead of their October 12-13, 2022 meeting. The reports follow the FSB’s 2021 publication of its Roadmap for Addressing Climate-related Financial Risks, and consist of recommendations for supervisory and regulatory approaches to climate-related risks, and progress made to climate-related disclosures.

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FSB Continues Its Work on Climate-Related Risks

2022-10-11

FSB Chair Pens Letter Concerning Financial Stability Challenges

In anticipation of G20 meeting on October 12-13, 2022, in Afghanistan, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Chair, Klass Knot, drafted a letter to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors regarding challenges to global financial stability. Since the Chair’s previous letter on financial challenges that was released in July, financial conditions have intensified with inflation increasing, issues related commodity markets or hidden leverage growing, and other vulnerabilities contributing to a weakening economic outlook.

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FSB Chair Pens Letter Concerning Financial Stability Challenges

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