The COVID-19 situation is complex and fast-moving, resulting in an extremely challenging environment to navigate. We have developed a daily regulatory intelligence bulletin, powered by RegHub and Corlytics, which 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.

Friday 15th May 2020

United Kingdom

FCAFS20/5: Coronavirus and customers in temporary financial difficulty: guidance for insurance and premium finance firms
Financial services exemptions in forthcoming Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill


European Union

ECBFabio Panetta: Interview with Der Standard
ESMAESMA supports ESRB actions to address COVID-related systemic vulnerabilities
ESMA Risk Dashboard No. 1 2020
ESMA sees potential decoupling of financial market performance and underlying economic activity
ESMA supports ESRB actions to address COVID-related systemic vulnerabilities
ESRBIssues note on liquidity in corporate bond and commercial paper markets
Recommendation of the European Systemic Risk Board on liquidity risks in investment funds (ESRB/2020/4)
The General Board of the European Systemic Risk Board takes first set of actions to address the coronavirus emergency at its extraordinary meeting on 6 May 2020


France

BDFThe General Board of the European Systemic Risk Board takes first set of actions to address the coronavirus emergency at its extraordinary meeting on 6 May 2020
Digital conference at the Bocconi University – 14 May 2020 European solidarity put to the test by the health crisis
FBFAccompagnement exceptionnel des entreprises et des professionnels : 100 milliards d’euros et plus de 500 000 demandes de PGE


Italy

AGIDSmarter italy: al via la consultazione di mercato sulla smart mobility
IDPACovid-19, test sierologici sul posto di lavoro: i chiarimenti del Garante privacy. Il datore di lavoro non può effettuare direttamente esami diagnostici sui dipendenti
Come tutelare la persona nella dimensione digitale


Belgium

BNBLoi du 25 avril 2014 relative au statut et au contrôle des établissements de crédit et des sociétés de bourse (coordination officieuse : 05/2020)


United States of America

FERCResource Developed to Help Organizations Update Pandemic Response Plans
SECApplied BioSciences Corp.
SEC Charges Companies and CEO for Misleading COVID-19 Claims
Turbo Global Partners, Inc. and Robert W. Singerman


CanadaJapan

OSFIOSFI updates its FAQs on COVID-19 related regulatory measures


ChinaJapan

PBCDeputy Governor CHEN Yulu attended BRICS Finance and Central Bank Deputies Virtual Meeting


IndiaJapan

SEBIRelaxations relating to procedural matters – Takeovers and Buy-back


JapanJapan

FSAFSA publishes Weekly Review No.391
BOJ"Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Economic and Financial Developments and the Responses Taken by the Bank of Japan" (Speech via Webcast Hosted by the Naigai Josei Chosa Kai (Research Institute of Japan) in Tokyo)


South KoreaJapan

FSCOverview of Financial Regulatory Sandbox


PhilippinesJapan

SECPSEC EXTENDS DEADLINES FOR ANNUAL, QUARTERLY REPORTS FOR COMPANIES WITH FISCAL YEARS ENDING AMID PANDEMIC


ThailandJapan

SEC-THก.ล.ต. สนับสนุนบริษัทจดทะเบียนให้เปิดเผยข้อมูลผลกระทบจาก COVID-19 เพื่อเป็นประโยชน์กับผู้ลงทุน


Global / InternationalJapan

BISGreen Swan 2 - Climate change and Covid-19: reflections on efficiency versus resilience


Note: Key Updates as of 8:00am Friday 15th May 2020