Despite New Zealand’s domestic banking sector escaping the worst ravages of the recent financial crisis, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is not wasting any time in introducing the Basel III framew...
Attendees at ACT conference raise concerns about increased lending costs after Bank of England’s Tucker argues for powers to raise sectoral capital levels
Banks using a PIT model instead of a TTC model may receive a capital saving for the Basel III counter-cyclical capital buffer but such an approach might not be viewed as within the spirit of the rul...
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More Basel committee articles
Initial findings of a review led by the European Banking Federation suggests differences in regulatory regimes could be behind a divergence in RWA numbers
Time for scrutiny
New Zealand regulators have opted to bring in the capital conservation and counter-cyclical buffers ahead of the Basel Committee schedule – but market participants are unsure if this is necessary
Aircraft, shipping and project finance all set to lose out as banks seek to constrain capital consumption, panellists warn
Market risk hedges should be recognised when calculating CVA capital charge, says HSBC market risk modelling head
Supervisors should embrace new form of securitisation to encourage bank lending, argues Ernst & Young’s Patricia Jackson
Banks have nine months until elements of Basel III are due to come into force, but details of implementing legislation are still being debated
Beyond Basel 2.5
Patchwork of risk measures - including standalone CVA charge - may be left intact
A stricter approach to the modelling of bank capital is "high likely", as a result of concerns that risk-weighted asset numbers are too divergent
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