Risk glossary


Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

An institution based in Basel, Switzerland, that specifies capital adequacy rules for international banks. The previous sets of rules have been known as Basel I and Basel II. Basel III is the next set of rules and, while they primarily apply to banks, energy companies may also need to comply.

* see also Capital Requirements Directive IV (CRD IV)

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