Risk Europe: 'Humble' Basel Committee open to liquidity rule changes

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Regulators will consider changing the way two new liquidity ratios are calibrated, but banks need to back up their arguments with new analysis – and the general design of the framework is not up for debate, said Stefan Walter, secretary-general of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at a Basel III summit in Brussels this morning, which precedes the start of Risk's annual European conference on Tuesday.

Walter used his keynote address to reiterate the need for comprehensive reform of bank