Mumbai, December 1: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Bank of England (BoE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning cooperation and exchange of information concerning Clearing Corporation of India Limited (CCIL). As per an RBI release, the MoU establishes a framework for the BoE to place reliance on the RBI's regulatory and supervisory activities while safeguarding UK financial stability.

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"The MoU also demonstrates the importance of cross-border cooperation to facilitate international clearing activities and the BoE's commitment to deference to other regulators' regimes," the RBI release said. RBI Assistant Admit Card 2023 Likely to Be Out Soon on, Know How to Download.

"It will also enable the BoE to assess the application of CCIL for recognition as a third country Central Counterparty (CCP) which is a pre-requisite for UK-based banks to clear transactions through CCIL." The MoU was signed by RBI Deputy Governor T Rabi Sankar and BoE Deputy Governor for Financial Stability Sarah Breeden in London.

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