The impact on the real economy and on SMEs of regulatory reforms such as Basel III and OTC derivatives rules, says Somboon Chitphentom of the Bank of Thailand
Letter to Fed governor challenges proposed regulation of foreign banks on the basis of inconsistency with international standards and restrictive liquidity rules
Banks and industry groups have been joined by an unlikely ally in their protests about the accounting treatment of assets held in liquidity buffers – the European Banking Authority. By Lukas Becker and...
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Bank lobbying has encouraged national supervisors to water down global standards, says deputy secretary-general of Basel Committee
European legislators have opted to exempt certain derivatives trades from the CVA capital charge under Basel III. But this decision puts Europe at odds with other countries that have implemented the Basel framework in its entirety. Tom Newton reports...
With European authorities poised to grant a Basel III CVA capital charge exemption to corporates, pension funds and global sovereigns, banks in the region most notably Australia are questioning why there isn't a similar exemption for them?
Regulators have embarked on a wholesale review of the way trading book exposures are capitalised. The industry responded, and continues to lobby – but is it getting anywhere? Laurie Carver reports
Switzerland went first – and furthest – on post-crisis banking reforms, making its industry a test case for the impact of the new regime. But it has not yet solved the too-big-to-fail problem, Mark Branson, chief bank supervisor at Eidgenössische...
Bafin liquidity expert tells conference that national concerns and industry pressure caused LCR rewrite
Banks issued debt before the end-of-2012 deadline for Basel II capital, lessening their refinancing requirements for this year
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.
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