Joint Workshop by the Bank of England, European Central Bank, and the OFR, "Setting Global Standards for Granular Data"
Published: January 16, 2015
A key aspect of international regulatory reform has been enhancing the breadth, depth, quality, and timeliness of data disclosed by financial firms to central banks and supervisory authorities. During the financial crisis, many financial firms were not equipped with the infrastructure to quickly aggregate their data across legal entities and counterparties. As recently highlighted by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, this shortcoming impaired the ability of central banks and supervisory authorities to identify appropriate recovery-and-resolution mechanisms for firms.