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Second progress report on banks’ adoption of risk data aggregation principles issued by the Basel Committee

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision today issued a second progress report on banks’ adoption of the Committee’sPrinciples for effective risk data aggregation and risk reporting. Published in 2013, the Principles aim to strengthen risk data aggregation and risk reporting at banks to improve their risk management practices and decision-making processes. Firms designated as global systemically important banks (G-SIBs) are required to implement the Principles in full by 2016. . .

Goldman Sachs Pay Ratio Slips to Second-Lowest Level Since IPO

he portion of revenue Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set aside last year to pay employees was the second-lowest since it became a public company, as the bank grapples with a trading slump.

UK’s top companies failing to provide clear measures of ethical standards, warns IIA

While many FTSE100 companies say they operate ethically, very few offer clear measures to prove this, according to a new IIA study. . .

EBA says impact of liquidity coverage requirements for EU banks not likely to have adverse effects

The European Banking Authority published today its impact assessment report for liquidity coverage requirements. Overall, this analysis points to improvements of EU banks’ compliance with Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) requirements and shows that the implementation of the LCR is not likely to have a negative impact on the stability of financial markets and of the supply of bank lending. The report is based on liquidity data provided by 322 European banks, covering about 2/3 of total banking assets in the EU, and it will inform EU policies aimed at strengthening the resilience of EU banks.