Useful Links

Announcement of the RFPT review on gov.uk including chair, Panel members and ToR

Independent reviews of ring-fencing and proprietary tradingExteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)

Ring-fencing legislation and amendments

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Ring-fenced bodies and Core Activities) Order 2014Exteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)
Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013Exteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)

Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards

Government response to PCBSExteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)
Implementing the recommendations of the PCBSExteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)

Proprietary Trading

Proprietary Trading ReportExteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)

Independent Commission on Banking (ICB)

ICB final report (opens in a new tab) Vickers report (opens in a new tab) ICB news and publications: the national archiveExteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)

Introduction to financial stability and banking – Bank of England

1. What is financial stability?Exteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)
2. What do banks do?Exteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)
3. Why do we regulate banks?Exteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)
4. What is capital?Exteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)
5. Why is the UK banking system so big and is that a problem?Exteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)

Introduction to ring-fencing – Bank of England

Why are retail banks being ‘ring-fenced’ and how will this affect me?Exteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)
Ring-fencing backgroundExteranl Link Icon (opens in a new tab)