Regulators hope changes will end LCR debate

A new ratio regime

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Regulators hope to agree a host of changes to the liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) in mid-December – an element of the Basel III reform package that has been a lightning rod for criticism since it was first proposed in December 2009. With banks due to start reporting under the LCR from the start of 2013, ahead of a planned compliance deadline that falls two years later, there’s a lot at stake – the industry needs to know the details of the new regime, but there are a lot of po