Tag: Regulators

About the decisions taken by European bank regulators and supervisors in the face of the coronavirus crisis

Bank regulators and supervisors have taken a number of important measures over the past two weeks in reaction to the coronavirus crisis. In our view, those measures make a lot of sense in the current fire-fighting context. We consider that the two priorities of bank regulators and supervisors should be 1) to ensure that credit is extended to enterprises during these extremely challenging times, and 2) to preserve financial stability.  This is precisely what they are doing: the measures taken have to be analysed together and, seen through that lens, they show a high level of coherence.

Among those measures, the most noteworthy are:

  • Excluding from non-performing loans credit extended by banks to support enterprises facing liquidity difficulties and benefiting from state guarantees.
    • Comment: this is the best way to resolve the impossibility that banks would have otherwise to support the economy without endangering
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Money Transmitter Regulators Association |

Welcome to MTRA

MTRA is a national non-profit organization dedicated to the efficient and effective regulation of money transmission industry in the United States of America. The MTRA membership consists of state regulatory authorities in charge of regulating money transmitters and sellers of traveler’s checks, money orders, drafts and other money instruments.Incorporated in Texas in 1989, MTRA is governed by a ten-member Board of Directors elected to serve two-year terms.

MTRA’s core values are: Cooperation, Service, Integrity, and Excellence. MTRA’s vision is the establishment of a of cooperative state regulatory framework for the benefit of the member states, the industry, and the public. MTRA: Advances uniform examination standards, reports, forms and ratings that are crucial in providing value for both the membership and the industry; Promotes a more efficient and less burdensome state regulatory system that has universal respect and credibility; Provides quality educational opportunities and certification for participants through a well defined

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