The CRR and CRD IV enter into force in Norway at year-end while the increase in systemic risk buffer is postponed till end of 2020
The Norwegian Ministry of Finance announced on Thursday 5 December that the CRR and CRD IV will (finally) enter into force in Norway on 31 December 2019. Further, on 11 December the Ministry published a proposal for adjustments to the capital requirements which will enter into force at year-end 2020. The Ministry is satisfied with the overall capital levels in Norwegian banks. The aim of the new measures is to ensure that Norwegian banks maintain their capital levels and that non-Norwegian banks are subject to the same requirements when operating in Norway.
Ole Andenæs: New Oslo Partner
The firm's financial regulatory practice is considerable strengthened with the recruitment of Ole Andenæs. Ole joins us from the position as Head of Legal for the past three years in the investment bank Carnegie. Strong professional competence and unique market experience is what makes the 36-year-old ideal as a new partner in Wikborg Rein.