SSM may need clearer enforcement process to boost bad loan provisioning, says regulator
Banco de España is one of a number of European supervisors allowing its banks to ignore a Basel 2.5 requirement to model default risk on government bonds
Light at the end of the tunnel
The hunt for silver linings
Banco de España chose not to report Santander’s sovereign derivatives exposure to the EBA because it was 'not material'
BBVA has been given until December 2011 to make improvements to its AMA model by the Bank of Spain, or will not obtain the capital savings the AMA allows
Sixty-nine per cent of respondents urge regulatory action on risk-weighted assets
Roldán says the standards and implementation group of the Basel Committee will investigate risk-weighted assets
After the deposit wars
Bank of Spain releases details of savings banks’ exposures to real estate sector, levels of provisions; says reforms have addressed slew of underlying problems
Bahraini authorities crack down on protesters as spreads rise across the Middle East and North Africa.
Governor of the Bank of Spain suggests Irish officials ask for help as fears grow that Dublin’s resistance to a bailout will trigger contagion
Spanish banks continue to depend on European Central Bank after stress tests exposed capital shortfalls
Speakers at OpRisk Europe agreed that, while change in op risk legislation and capital calculation is necessary, it needs to be undertaken slowly and carefully
Barclays Capital senior economist praises dynamic provisioning approach to loan losses
Basel Committee members are seeking to fend off speculation they have already decided to abandon or rewrite key elements of their proposals.
Regulators believe the IIF has over-estimated the effect of the planned Basel III reforms.
Bank supervisors may look to recalibrate liquidity proposals under Basel III following industry comment.
Senior Basel Committee member tells banks to get involved in negotiations over the phase-in period for Basel II reforms
The Bank of Spain defends Spanish banks' hands-on risk management of non-performing assets related to the property sector.