Basel Committee’s proposal to increase bank liquidity through sovereign bonds could hinder efforts to meet capital ratio targets, conference hears
US banks will find it easier to comply with Basel III than European counterparts, but capital deductions could pose a problem
Plans to overhaul the Basel trading book in 2011 have raised concerns about implementation targets
This webinar on September 17th looks at the challenges of GRC, key trends, motives for improvement, future investments, and obstacles that banks and other financial institutions face in trying to improve and integrate their risk management strategy
More Basel committee articles
As governors back higher capital standards, ex-Bank of England special adviser argues economic impact remains difficult to pin down; commentators say reforms do not address risk attitudes
Reserve Bank of India governor Duvvuri Subbarao cites concern over variable likely to be used to calibrate countercyclical buffers
Analysis by the Macroeconomic Assessment Group shows a smaller impact from higher capital ratios than an earlier industry report.
Regulators describe difficulties ahead as they prepare for Basel III calibration and transition decisions in September
Basel Committee and FSB studies play down the economic impact of Basel III - proof, regulators say, that the reforms are fit for purpose.
Regulators announce a longer transition period and changes to CVA charge
Governors and heads of supervision will review recommendations brought forward from July 14-15 Basel Committee meeting
Committee publishes paper on counter-cyclical capital and defers recommendations on Basel III to oversight board meeting on July 26
The deadline for the implementation of proposed regulation may be extended, as banks protest against the potential impact of stringent new capital and liquidity rules.
QIS results, industry feedback, recalibration and transition top the agenda of quarterly committee meeting.
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.