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Macro-Prudential Analysis and Effective Regulation
​What is Macro-Prudential Analysis? ​There are two pillars of financial stability. One of these is the micro-prudential perspective. The other one is the macro-prudential perspective. They are mutually reinforcing and both are essential for ensuring financial stability. In short, the difference between the two pillars of micro-prudential and macro-prudential analysis is between ensuring that individual firms are inoculated properly from disease and a system-wide health check.
 
Macro-prudential analysis takes account of those risks (i.e., systemic risks) that may affect all, part, or most firms in the system—and not just individual firms. When looking at the health of the underlying financial institutions in the system, macro-pr
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QFC Regulatory Authority CEO to Deliver Inaugural Address at MENA New Age Banking Summit
On 4 October at 9:15 a.m., Michael G. Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority, will deliver the inaugural address at the MENA New Age Banking Summit at
QFC Regulatory Authority Announces Senior Executive Appointment
Doha, Qatar, 10 April 2016: The QFC Regulatory Authority has announced that it has appointed Eisa Ahmed Abdulla to the role of Chi
Memorandum of Understanding between the Bank of Italy and the QFC Regulatory Authority
15 February 2015: The QFC Regulatory Authority and the Bank of Italy (BI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote stronger cross-border regulatory oversight and supervisory inform
Lebanon CMA MoU
6 January 2015: The QFC Regulatory Authority and the Capital Markets Authority of Lebanon (CMA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote stronger cross-border regulatory oversight
QFC Regulatory Authority congratulates three Qatari summer interns
Doha, Qatar, Sunday 21 July 2013:  The QFC Regulatory Authority today celebrated the completion of its annual Summer Internship Programme, and congratulated the
QFC Regulatory Authority Enhances Approved Individual Framework for Authorised Firms

Doha, Qatar, 23 December 2014: The QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA) today introduced a number of improvements to its framework for approving individuals to perform certain key positions in QFC authori

QFC Regulatory Authority calls for consultation on proposed changes to the approved individuals regime

Doha, Qatar, 22 September 2014: The QFC Regulatory Authority has released a consultation paper seeking public comment on proposed rule changes that amend the approved individuals regime (AI regime) fo

QFCRA seeks consultation on proposed rule changes for Banking, Investment Management and Advisory business

Doha, Qatar, 21 September 2014: The QFC Regulatory Authority has released two consultation papers containing proposals that will strengthen and streamline the QFC Regulatory Authority’s prudential fra

Thomson Reuters Concludes Seventh Gulf Cooperation Council Regulators’ Summit In Qatar
- Extraterritorial legislation offers glimpse into the future of regulation, conference told
- Senior regulator emphasizes importance of quality of supervision

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Mark Recardo, former CEO and financial advisor, prohibited and fined US$70,000 by the QFC Regulatory Authority
Doha, Qatar, 17 September 2014:  The QFC Regulatory Authority today announced that it has fined Mr Mark Philip Recardo a sum of USD$70,000, and prohibited him from performing any Controlled Fun
Chief Operating Officer, Otello R. Sturino, expands role at QFC Regulatory Authority
Doha, Qatar, 27 March 2013: The QFC Regulatory Authority announced today that Mr. Otel
QFC Regulatory Authority censures and prohibits former Regional Head of Regulatory Compliance
Doha, Qatar, 20 July 2014: The QFC Regulatory Authority has decided to issue a public censure against Helen Rebecca
QFC Regulatory Authority withdraws authorisation from Concordia Capital LLC
Doha, Qatar, Monday 18 May 2014: The QFC Regulatory Authority announced today that it has taken formal regulatory action to withdraw the authorisation of Concordia Capital LLC (Concordia) to conduct
A strategic plan for financial sector regulation in Qatar

Doha, Qatar, 9th  of December 2013: The Qatar Central Bank (QCB), QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA) and Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) have jointly launched a ...More

QFC Regulatory Authority enhances regulations for QFC insurance business
Doha, Qatar, 28 October 2013: The QFC Regulatory Authority today issued new prudential rules for insurance firms operating from
QFC Regulatory Authority honours two successful Qatari graduates

Doha, Qatar, 8 October 2013: Two Qatari graduates have been honoured by

QFC Regulatory Authority warns consumers to avoid Portable Fund and Portable Revenue System

Doha, Qatar, Wednesday 10 July 2013: The QFC Regulatory Authority today strongly warned investors and consumers about an investment fund claiming to operate from Tornado Tower in Doha, Qatar.


QFC Regulatory Authority calls for consultation on proposed changes to the Controller Framework for Authorised Firms

Doha, Qatar, 1 October 2013: The QFC Regulatory Authority today released a consultation paper on proposed rule changes that update and strengthen the rules for the acquisi

The QFC Regulatory Authority honours its successful Qatari Graduate
Doha, Qatar, 30th April, 2013: The QFC Regulatory Authority held a ceremony to honour the latest Qatari Graduate who completed the one year bespoke Graduate Fellowshi
QFC Regulatory Authority Announces Rules to Enhance its Regulatory Framework
Doha, Qatar, 17 January 2013: The QFC Regulatory Authority has today released  rules covering 3 areas of r
The QFC Regulatory Authority honours its 2012 Summer Interns

Doha, Qatar, 22nd of July, 2012: The QFC Regulatory Authority held a ceremony to honour six Qatari national University students who participated in and completed a five week Summer Internship Programm

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for financial sector regulation
 
On 8 December 2013, a joint strategic plan for financial sector regulation was launched in Qatar by the Qatar Central Bank, Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority, and Qatar Financial Markets Authority. The plan establishes a framework for regulating the financial sector across the State, setting out a roadmap of strategic priorities for the next three years (2014-2016).