Wednesday 12 August 2015

UK: Financial Policy Committee - remit and recommendations for the year ahead

Last month, the Chancellor set out, as required by the Bank of England Act 1998 (as amended by the Financial Services Act 2012), the remit and recommendations for the Financial Policy Committee for the year ahead: see here (pdf). The FPC published its response yesterday: see here (pdf). The FPC's response explained, amongst other things, the focus on potential risks from non-bank activities (noting that, by balance sheet size, nearly half of the UK financial system consists of non-bank financial institutions).

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