A conflict between new liquidity regulations under Basel III and existing central bank operations leaves a gap that banks may be able to exploit, warns financial stability expert
Recent analysis by the International Monetary Fund indicates that banks in the US need to raise capital to cover systemic liquidity risk threats
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Everyone has a shared interest in the success of the Greek bailout because "the alternative is so much worse for everyone", says IIF deputy managing director
EC president calls for urgent action on bailout mechanism, but analyst says it could be months before the EFSF is legally allowed to purchase government bonds on the secondary market
Eurogroup lays out plans to provide bail-out fund with greater flexibility to address sovereign risks; analyst says message sends signal European Central Bank is being “sidelined” in discussion
Credibility is key in crisis resolution and European authorities are failing to achieve, warns Miroslav Singer, the governor of the Czech National bank
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The Basel Committee has now agreed on criteria for banks posing systemic threat; FSB agrees on accelerated timetable for G-20 recommendations
Europe's new systemic risk watchdog could clash with the ECB - but the ESRB's powers may need to be expanded, says Belgian finance minister, Didier Reynders
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.