Finance & Financial Regulation

Finance & Financial Regulation COVID-19 briefings:

UK: English High Court provides welcome guidance for policyholders in FCA Business Interruption Insurance test case >

Germany: EBA Guidelines on Moratoria on Loan Repayments in the Light of COVID-19 >

UK: New temporary measures announced to assist commercial tenants affected by COVID-19 >

Czech Republic & LEX COVID in detail & Changes to Loan Repayments >

UK: The PSR sets a revised deadline of 1 May 2020 for responses to a Call for Input on its "Competition and Innovation in the UK’s New Payments Architecture" briefing paper >

Spain: Financial first aid measures adopted in response to COVID-19 >

Cross-border: EBA consultation on changes to AML/CTF risk factors guidelines >

UK: Strong Customer Authentication, Fraud and the Coronavirus Crisis: New FCA guidance to firms >

Germany: European Commission allows 100% government risk assumption of emergency liquidity assistance >

Germany: KfW liquidity assistance gains immediate traction to combat COVID-19 >

Germany establishes Economic Stabilisation Funds >

Germany's Federal Government announces Start-Up aid-programmes >

Poland: The President and the Prime Minister of Poland have announced a package of support measures for society and entrepreneurs called the Anti-Crisis Shield >

Italy: PSD2 and limited network or limited range exclusions (e.g. gift cards): the deadline for reporting data relating to the activity carried out in 2019 has been postponed to 30 June 2020 >

Germany: Impact of COVID-19 on project finance >

German Regulator BaFin uses “Full supervisory flexibility” >

Germany: BaFin complements economic relief measures through lowering countercyclical capital buffer >

German federal state development bank COVID-19 programmes >

Finland: Governmental grants and financial assistance available for Finnish companies in distress due to COVID-19 >

Germany: KfW emergency liquidity assistance to combat COVID-19 >

Czech Republic & COVID-19 & Financial guarantees and help for businesses >

Cross-border: Increase of contactless payment limits in order to slow down spread of COVID-19 >

Netherlands: The impact of COVID-19 on project finance – keep the lenders informed at all times >