Jaime Caruana

Caruana to join the IMF

Jaime Caruana, the current chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) and the governor of the Bank of Spain, has been appointed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as counsellor and director of the new financial, capital and…

Caruana to join IMF

Jaime Caruana, chairman of the Basel Committee and head of the Bank of Spain until July 1, is to head a new department covering financial, capital market and monetary affairs at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington. The appointment begins…

Another Basel chapter closes

After three years in office, Jaime Caruana is to step down as chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. Since May 2003, he has divided his time between Basel in Switzerland, where he oversaw the completion of the Basel II capital adequacy…

Caruana to end stint as Basel Committee chairman

Jaime Caruana will step down as chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in July, when his six-year tenure as head of the Spanish central bank expires. A Bank for International Settlements (BIS official says the Committee plans to discuss…

Isda looks to past and future

Members of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association celebrated two decades of derivatives achievements at the trade body’s twentieth annual general meeting in Barcelona last month.

Trading Book review to be published in April

Basel II's Trading Book review will be published at the end of April, according to Dianne Moore, prudential programme leader at the UK's Financial Services Authority in London. The original target date for a consultation release, according to a document…

CAD makes slow progress through Parliament

BRUSSELS -- The progress of the Capital Adequacy Directive (CAD) in the European Parliament remains slow. Although the European Commission (EC) was keen to have the legislation voted on before the summer, its introduction for official discussion has been…

The poet of risk regulation

Jaime Caruana has been seeking harmony in his role as chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. Now that the final text of the new Basel Accord has finally been released, Caruana can comment on the work he has done – and give his views on…