A formal 8% floor is set for correlation trading capital charge following analysis of QIS results.
Banks should focus on the timeline for implementation and stop resisting the Basel reform package itself, say regulators
Senior Basel Committee member tells banks to get involved in negotiations over the phase-in period for Basel II reforms
Past experience suggests the new financial stability bodies should direct regulatory policies, not just warn about instability
SG CIB's Eric Litvack talks to Risk about the implications of evolving rules on bank capital and OTC derivatives.
Bankers question how the committee chairman can accurately estimate the impact of Basel reforms.
A package of reforms to the Basel II capital framework will be calibrated by year-end as planned, says secretary-general.
The industry hopes the impact study will lead to a rewrite of proposed new rules on capital, liquidity and leverage.
The Basel Committee has revealed its thinking on loan loss accounting to standard-setters and industry experts.
US banking regulators have issued new liquidity risk policy co-ordinated with Basel Committee guidance.
Regulators take aim at bank boards and managers in new corporate governance proposals
RBS has launched on an efficiency drive to boost operational risk data collection and save money
Exposures to counterparty credit risk have been scrutinised by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, which published proposals designed to increase capital requirements in the middle of December. The measures will be completed and implemented by...
Despite the difficulty and cost involved, even banks accept that aspects of the old financial regulatory regime must yield their place and go. Patrick Blum asks industry consultants what Basel II reforms they expect to see in 2010, and how firms can prepare...