Risk.net poll: Basel Committee wrong to be sceptical of capital models


Readers of Risk.net say the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is wrong to have adopted a more sceptical attitude to internal capital models – exemplified by the proposal in its review of trading book capital rules to use a standardised formula as a capital floor.

Asked: "In its trading book review, the Basel Committee said it is considering whether to introduce a standardised floor on the regulatory capital generated by bank internal models. Is the Basel Committee right to be sceptical of b