The COVID-19 situation is complex and fast-moving, resulting in an extremely challenging environment to navigate. This daily regulatory intelligence bulletin, powered by RegHub and Corlytics, aims to provide a summary of regulatory developments relating to COVID-19. More information on how COVID-19 might impact your firm is available here.

Monday 20th April 2020

United Kingdom

17 AprBOEMinutes of the Meeting of the Court of Directors held on 14 February 2020
CMACMA provisionally clears Amazon’s investment in Deliveroo
FCAFCA proposes help for motor finance and high cost credit customers
HMTGovernment announces financial support for England’s fishing businesses
Chancellor extends furlough scheme to end of June
ICOCombatting COVID-19 through data: some considerations for privacy
UK FinanceBanking industry-funded police unit cracks down on Covid-19 text message scams
UK Finance responds to the Chancellor’s announcement of the expansion of the Coronavirus loan scheme for larger businesses

European Union

17 AprECState aid: Commission approves €4 million Croatian direct grant scheme to support fishery and aquaculture sector in coronavirus outbreak
State aid: Commission approves €1 billion Hungarian aid scheme to support companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak
ESMAESMA issues new Q&A on alternative performance measures in the context of COVID-19
EUPARLAdded value of a common EU response to the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic
18 AprECBLuis de Guindos: Interview with Expresso


17 AprBaFinEZB lockert Eigenkapitalanforderungen für Marktrisiken vorübergehend
ESMA ergänzt Fragen und Antworten zu APM-Leitlinien
BBKWeidmann: An expansionary monetary and fiscal policy will in any case remain necessary for some time Interview with Bloomberg


17 AprAMFSociétés cotées communiquant au trimestre : quelles informations publier dans le contexte Covid 19 ?
BDFECB Banking Supervision provides temporary relief for capital requirements for market risk


17 AprCSSFCoronavirus (Covid-19): Working from home

The Netherlands

17 AprLAFMESMA publiceert nieuwe Q&A over alternatieve prestatiemaatstaven (APM)

United States of America

17 AprFDICReal Estate Appraisals 12 CFR Part 323 RIN 3064–AF48 Interim final rule with request for comments Effective Date: April 17, 2020 through December 31, 2020 Comment Period End: June 1, 2020
FERCReadout from FERC COVID-19 Pandemic conference call with NARUC, NASEO, NGA | Readout
NYDFSWeek Ending April 17, 2020

Hong KongJapan

17 AprHKMAThe Banking Sector Launches Pre-approved Principal Payment Holiday Scheme for Corporate Customers
Pre-approved Principal Payment Holiday Scheme for Corporate Customers


17 AprSEBI"Additional relaxations / clarifications in relation to compliance with certain provisions of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 (‘LODR’) due to the COVID – 19 pandemic"


17 AprFSAStatement by Minister for Financial Services, on maintaining the function of the financial system and financial markets under the declaration of a state of emergency responding to the spread of COVID-19
FSA updated Information on COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

South KoreaJapan

17 AprFSCFinancial Authorities to Temporarily Ease Regulations on Capital and Liquidity Requirements


17 AprSEC-THก.ล.ต. ร่วมมือกับสภาวิชาชีพบัญชีฯ และคณะกรรมการกำกับดูแลการประกอบวิชาชีพบัญชี (กกบ.) ออกแนวปฏิบัติทางการบัญชีให้กับบริษัทจดทะเบียนเพื่อลดภาระในช่วง COVID-19
ก.ล.ต. ขยายเวลาการอบรมและการต่ออายุบุคลากรในธุรกิจตลาดทุน ถึงวันที่ 31 มี.ค. 64 เพื่อลดผลกระทบจาก COVID-19
ก.ล.ต. จัดสัมมนาออนไลน์ “SEC Fintech Virtual Seminar 2020” เปิดมิติใหม่การใช้ประโยชน์จากฟินเทค


17 AprAPRAAPRA launches new data collection to support Government’s SME Guarantee Scheme
OAICJoint statement on transparency and access to information during the COVID-19 outbreak

New ZealandJapan

19 AprRBNZThe financial sector and responsible behaviour

Global / InternationalJapan

17 AprBISLearning the value of resilience and technology: the global financial system after Covid-19

Note: Key Updates as of 8:00am Monday 20th April 2020