Regulatory Glossary

This glossary contains terms and abbreviations in the field of regulatory reporting. It should help you to get a quick and general overview of the respective terms.

D-SIB Domestic Systemically Important Banks

Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIB) are affected by a classification on a national level embedded by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) in a consultation paper in June 2012. It provides for an annual assessment of the systemic importance of the banks of a country by the national supervisory authorities. In most countries this is done by the national banks, in Germany by the Deutsche Bundesbank. The D-SIB is similar to the D-SII.

D-SII Domestic Systemically Important Insurers

Domestic Systemically Important Insurers (D-SII) Classification on a national level was embedded by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) in a consultation paper in June 2012. It provides for an annual assessment of the systemic importance of the insurance companies of a country by national supervisory authorities. The D-SII is similar to the D-SIB.

Derivatives Transactions

Derivatives Transactions designate a mutual contract between two market participants, where the value of the derivative depends on the fixed fair value of a reference value (also called basic value). Examples for these are forward transactions, swaps or options.

DGSD Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive

The Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive (DGSD) serves mainly to safeguard account holders. It states that in every member state of the EU up to 100,000 EUR of deposits per bank and client need to be protected so that in emergency cases the bank deposits could be returned to the client. The DGSD is part of the Single Rulebook and supports the European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS).

Link to the legal text

Disclosure

The increased standards in disclosure are an extension of Pillar III in Basel III. In general, disclosure describes the obligation to publish reporting information.

Link to the Bundesbank's website

DPM Data Point Model

The Data Point Model (DPM) is a structured, formal presentation of the data of the ITS, which shows all business concepts and their connections.

Link to the EBA's website

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