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2022

Therese Östling Waller new HR director

2022-11-30 | News About FI

Therese Östling Waller is currently the HR manager at SVT. Therese has extensive experience within HR, including from the Swedish Public Employment Service, where she was head of the HR department for several years.

Macro-based stress tests of Swedish banks: results and method, Autumn 2022

Major Swedish banks demonstrate considerable resilience in the stress test Finansinspektionen (FI) conducted in 2022. The test identifies the potential effects on the five largest Swedish banks’ financial positions when interest rates and inflation increase. This memorandum (only available in Swedish) describes the method behind the stress test and its results.

Capital requirements of Swedish banks as of Q3 2022

Finansinspektionen publishes the capital requirements of the largest Swedish banks and credit institutions that belong to supervisory categories 1 and 2 as of the end of Q3 2022.

TRS 2 system closed on Wednesday, 23 November

2022-11-21 | News Reporting Markets

The TRS 2 system will be closed for maintenance on Wednesday, 23 November. It will be possible to submit TR files, but feedback will not be sent until after the maintenance is completed.

Susanna Grufman takes over as acting director general

2022-11-21 | News About FI

Susanna Grufman has been the deputy director general since March 2020 in addition to her role as executive director for Markets. She will take over today, 21 November, as acting director general as Erik Thedéen steps down from his role as director general to become the head of the central bank.

Improperly issued error codes CON-070 and CON-160 may occur in the TRS 2 validation

2022-11-08 | News Reporting Markets

From around the 26:th of October it has occurred that Buyer and Seller LEI have been wrongly validated, which has resulted in improperly issued error codes CON-070 and CON-160.

The TRS 2 system’s test environment will be closed for maintenance on Wednesday, 9 November

2022-11-02 | News Reporting Markets

It will be possible to submit TR files, but feedback will be sent first after the maintenance has been completed.

New operational section for payments and preparedness

2022-10-28 | News About FI

FI will create a new operational section to focus on payments and preparedness.

Reciprocation of Norwegian systemic risk buffer

2022-10-28 | News Stability Bank

Finansinspektionen has reciprocated the Norwegian systemic risk buffer.

TRS 2 system closed on Wednesday, 5 October

2022-09-30 | News Reporting Markets

The TRS 2 system will be closed for maintenance on Wednesday, 5 October.

TRS 2 closed 28 september

2022-09-20 | News Reporting Markets

The FTP server for the TRS 2 system will not be available on 28 September 2022 due to a change in certificate.

The TRS 2 system’s test environment will be closed for maintenance on Wednesday, 21 September

2022-09-16 | News Reporting Markets

It will be possible to submit TR files, but feedback will be sent first after the maintenance has been completed.

FI leaves the countercyclical buffer rate unchanged

FI leaves the countercyclical buffer rate unchanged. The buffer rate of 2 per cent, which will be applied as of 22 June 2023, shall thus continue to apply. The countercyclical buffer guide is calculated at 0 per cent.

Money remittance provider Moneygram must resolve anti-money laundering deficiencies

The foreign money remittance provider Moneygram International SPRL has not had a sufficient scope in the general risk assessment of its operations in Sweden to its assessment of the risk of being used for money laundering or terrorist financing. Therefore, FI has decided to issue an injunction to Moneygram to resolve the deficiencies by 30 December of this year.

Minutes from the extraordinary meeting of the Financial Stability Council held on 4 September 2022

The minutes from the Financial Stability Council’s extraordinary meeting on 4 September is now available.

Unclear information about sustainable funds

The disclosures provided about funds with sustainable investment as their objective are often unclear. This is the conclusion of an in-depth analysis conducted by Finansinspektionen (FI). In many cases, the disclosures provided in the funds’ prospectuses need to be clearer and more specific.

FI closes investigation into EQT AB

Finansinspektionen has closed an investigation into whether EQT AB was in violation of EU’s Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) when the company disclosed information on 7 September 2021 regarding a revision of the existing lock-up agreements. FI has closed the investigation.

Test environment for TRS 2 closed 14 september

2022-09-05 | News Reporting Markets

The FTP server for the TRS 2 system's test environment will not be available on 14 September 2022 due to a change in certificate.

The Swedish Financial Stability Council agrees on measures to safeguard financial stability

The Swedish Financial Stability Council agrees on measures to safeguard financial stability. The council met on Sunday the 4th of September for an extraordinary meeting due to the liquidity problems in the market for electricity derivatives.

Do you need insurance for your new TV?

When purchasing a mobile telephone, TV or appliances, for example, you often receive an offer to buy insurance for the newly purchased item. FI will now review whether so-called product insurances create unnecessary costs for customers without providing extra protection.

Capital requirements of Swedish banks as of Q2 2022

Finansinspektionen publishes the capital requirements of the largest Swedish banks and credit institutions that belong to supervisory categories 1 and 2 as of the end of Q2 2022.

Decisions regarding reciprocation of macroprudential measures in three EU countries

2022-06-29 | ESRB News Stability

Finansinspektionen has passed decisions concerning reciprocation of macroprudential measures in Lithuania, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Jacob Henriksson new executive director for Administration and Operational Support

2022-06-29 | News About FI

Jacob Henriksson comes most recently from the Swedish Fortifications Agency where he worked for almost five years as CFO and deputy director general.

Erik Thedéen to step down from FI

2022-06-17 | News About FI

Erik Thedéen will step down from his role as director general at FI on 1 January 2023 to become the head of Sweden’s central bank.

FI would like to see data on declined bank accounts

2022-06-09 | News Consumer Bank

Finansinspektionen views seriously the complaints from consumers who have been denied a bank account, and the authority is now encouraging banks to carefully maintain data on how many people are experiencing problems opening an account. This data will give a clearer overview of the situation and help find solutions.

Start of regular publication of aggregate short positions

2022-06-09 | News Markets

Starting today, Finansinspektionen will regularly publish the total of all short positions that must be reported to FI.

It is now possible to update the installed application for periodic reporting

2022-06-07 | News Reporting Markets

Rapporteurs need to update the application for periodic reporting that they have installed locally. The new version is now available to download and install.

FI intends to raise the countercyclical buffer rate to 2 per cent

Finansinspektionen (FI ) intends to raise the countercyclical buffer rate to 2 per cent in Q2 2022.

Operational interruption in TRS 2 for maintenance

2022-05-25 | News Reporting Markets

The TRS 2 system will be closed for maintenance on Tuesday, 31 May, due to the roll-out of the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) updated validation rules.

FI publishes aggregate short positions

2022-05-25 | News Markets

Starting today, and on every Wednesday at 1:00 PM, Finansinspektionen will publish aggregate outstanding short positions.

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