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.
Standard Chartered (StanChart) believes it is already well capitalised and has no plans to react to Basel III proposals by building up more capital.
Regulators announce a longer transition period and changes to CVA charge
Regulators have found it easier to reach consensus on a standard for contingent capital that converts at the point of a bank’s insolvency, but continue to struggle with the definitions for going-concern conversion. How will supervisors proceed? Joel...
Brazil is justifiably proud of the progress it had made in the implementation of Basel II, due for completion in 2013. However, a sudden increase in lending is raising a host of data issues and diverting management’s attention away from operational...
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.
Tight timetable for Basel III, politicisation and new liquidity ratios criticised by CRO
Regulators accept reform package will need to be reshaped but claim no decisions will be taken until July's committee meeting
The ink was hardly dry on Basel II when the international financial crisis saw that agreement being ripped up and recreated as Basel III.
Regulators believe the IIF has over-estimated the effect of the planned Basel III reforms.
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.