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Financial markets & infrastructures Banking Act (LSRAB): Presentation

The Law on the Separation and Regulation of Banking Activities

Published on December 12, 2014

Following international discussions, especially in Europe ("Vickers" Commission, "Liikanen" Report), the Law of 26 July 2013 on the Separation and Regulation of Banking Activities reforms the regulation framework of the financial and banking sector in order to learn the lessons of the financial crisis.

In particular, it introduces new provisions concerning:

  • Separation of activities within banks
  • Banking resolution
  • Macro-prudential supervision
  • Transparency and the fight against financial failings
  • Strengthening AMF’s powers
  • Supervision of clearing houses and counterparties in derivatives transactions.

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