The credit valuation adjustment aspect of the Basel III accord will come into force in six months’ time but the absence of instruments in Asia markets to hedge this risk has caused complaints from dealers...
The recent financial crisis was one of liquidity rather than solvency but as the Basel Committee looks at the best way to legislate for this risk, India is facing a different issue: how to integrate its...
Systemically important banks will be required to hold more capital than their smaller, less-connected rivals – but no-one knows whether the systemic buffer has to be treated as an additional minimum,...
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Stefan Ingves, the governor of the Sveriges Riksbank – Sweden’s central bank – and chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, won’t be rushed. He says it’s too early to tell whether banks are retreating from far-flung branch...
The advanced measurement approach was meant to give larger institutions the freedom to develop their own sophisticated op risk models under Basel II. But the approach has failed to take off in the UK, with some now questioning whether its days are numbered....
Thailand joins the Philippines and India in introducing Basel III capital adequacy requirements ahead of schedule but doubts remain over some aspects of the accord
The banking industry is moving ahead with Basel III implementation – even in the US, where regulators only recently released their Basel III proposals
Trade finance is crucial to Asia’s developed and developing economies yet its onerous treatment under Basel III threatens to hurt intra-regional commerce. How serious is the threat and will the Basel Committee listen to Asia’s complaints?
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Australia, 12th - 13th Aug 2014
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