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Basel III counter-cyclical buffer a misguided, macroeconomic tool, say industry figures
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Basel Committee proposes a staggered common equity capital surcharge for systemically important banks, but steers clear of contingent capital
Bank of England governor will chair the Basel Committee's oversight body. The committee itself will be chaired by Stefan Ingves, governor of Sweden's central bank
FSA chair highlights growing concern about foundation of risk-based regulatory capital system
FDIC chairman Sheila Bair rejects argument by some bankers that a Sifi surcharge is not necessary
Institute of International Finance managing director Charles Dallara “deeply troubled” by the Basel Committee’s lack of focus on bank risk culture
Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel secretary-general Danièle Nouy says looser language in the CRD IV draft won't ultimately mean weak rules in Europe
Draft legislation seen by Risk contains less prescriptive language on what counts as an eligible liquid asset under the liquidity coverage ratio
A capital plan
Basel Committee sticks to its decision not to allow banks to use their own models to calculate the CVA capital charge under Basel III
A new 2.5% minimum loan-loss reserve requirement to be implemented in China under Basel III is likely to reduce the ability of banks to distribute profits to shareholders
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision reveals risk-adjusted remuneration report; urges large firms to move away from remunerating employees based purely on profits
Working group is also considering raising betas in the Basel II standardised approach to encourage movement towards the AMA, but some say this is not the answer
Investment banks are urging financial institution clients to issue old-style lower Tier II capital before the window closes on January 1, 2013, when the full force of Basel III capital rules come in...
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