• At the 21st Intercontinental Convention of Banking Supervisors, senior banking supervisors and central bankers talked about challenges linked to the upcoming of banking supervision in a transforming entire world.
  • Discussions protected the digitalisation of finance and the evolution of banking models, operational resilience, local weather-linked economical pitfalls and distant working preparations.
  • This was the very first time the Basel Committee has labored with a host country to offer a completely virtual meeting.

The 21st Global Conference of Banking Supervisors (ICBS), hosted nearly by the Office of the Superintendent of Economical Establishments (OSFI) and the Bank of Canada, was held on 19-22 Oct 2020. Around 450 senior banking supervisors and central bankers representing shut to 100 countries took section.

Delegates mentioned a extensive vary of troubles linked to the foreseeable future of banking supervision in a transforming world. The discussions protected the digitalisation of finance and the evolution of banking designs, operational resilience, local weather-connected monetary threats and remote functioning arrangements. Contributors also exchanged sights on the problems for central banking institutions and lender supervisors in sophisticated and emerging market economies through the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as adapting to the shifting working natural environment for central banking institutions and supervisors.

The party integrated many panel conversations and keynote speeches by Pablo Hernández de Cos, Chair of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Governor of the Bank of Spain, and Prithwiraj Choudhury, Associate Professor at Harvard Business University.

This prosperous occasion marks the 1st time that the Basel Committee has worked with a host place to provide a completely digital conference.

The ICBS, which has been held every two many years considering that 1979, brings together lender supervisors and central bankers from all around the environment as properly as associates of intercontinental economical establishments. The meeting encourages the discussion of vital supervisory troubles and fosters the continuing cooperation in the oversight of international banking. With its extensive membership of senior supervisors and policymakers, the ICBS presents a exceptional prospect for a wide-based mostly dialogue on problems that are well timed and applicable to supervisors in each innovative and rising sector economies.

This digital ICBS lived up to our large anticipations of furnishing a discussion board for central bankers and supervisors to discuss existing troubles and the future of banking supervision in a rapidly-shifting entire world. A important ingredient to see as a result of the modifications is the implementation of all facets of the Basel Framework by our customers.

Pablo Hernández de Cos, Chair of the Basel Committee and Governor of the Bank of Spain

I am pretty very pleased that OSFI co-hosted this event on behalf of Canada. Now extra than at any time, it is significant that banking supervisors can arrive alongside one another and share their ordeals and views. Reimagining this year’s ICBS as a product for the “conference of the potential” ensured that we were being capable to do so.

Jeremy Rudin, Superintendent, Workplace of the Superintendent of Money Institutions

My sincere thanks to all the personnel at the Basel Committee, OSFI and the Bank of Canada, whose really hard function and ingenuity produced this year’s meeting doable. The results of this digital occasion epitomises numerous of the themes that had been talked over – digitalisation, operational resilience, collaboration and adaptation to shifting circumstances.

Tiff Macklem, Governor, Bank of Canada

Notes to editors

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) is the major world-wide normal setter for the prudential regulation of financial institutions and provides a forum for cooperation on banking supervisory issues. Its mandate is to strengthen the regulation, supervision and tactics of banking companies worldwide with the intent of improving economic security.

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) is an impartial agency of the Governing administration of Canada, proven in 1987, to safeguard depositors, policyholders, monetary establishment lenders and pension system customers, while allowing for fiscal institutions to contend and take acceptable threats. OSFI supervises a lot more than 400 federally controlled monetary institutions and 1,200 pension programs to ascertain no matter whether they are in audio fiscal situation and assembly their prudential prerequisites.

The Lender of Canada is Canada’s central financial institution. Its principal purpose is “to market the economic and financial welfare of Canada”, as outlined in the Bank of Canada Act. The Lender has four most important parts of responsibility. In utilizing Canada’s financial plan, it aims to protect the price of money by trying to keep inflation small, secure and predictable. The Financial institution also encourages risk-free, sound and effective economic systems, styles, challenges and distributes Canada’s banknotes, and functions as fiscal agent and banker for the Govt of Canada.