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 refor