Basel committee on banking supervision (bcbs)
Regulatory releases and developments in Asia
Updated guidance on foreign exchange settlement risk from the Basel Committee and CPSS was originally expected by the end of 2011, but now has an expanded remit
More Basel committee on banking supervision (bcbs) articles
The scrapping of the level 1 and level 2 distinction for liquid assets is also discussed as the committee reviews the liquidity coverage ratio
Section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Act is based on a misperception of OTC derivatives, says acting OCC head - who also acknowledged criticism of US uncleared margin proposals
Country risk classifications "are not sovereign ratings" says OECD. US regulators last month proposed using them as an alternative to external credit ratings
Fifty-four per cent of respondents say new capital rules for bank exposures to central counterparty default funds makes it unattractive to offer client clearing services
Basel 2.5: US ratings workaround too punitive, banks complain
The profits of imbalance
Basel III rules may cause banks to reduce lending, worsening the economic slowdown, warn risk professionals in Asia-Pacific
Basel Committee focuses on cost of protection in attempt to stamp out capital arbitrage, but dealers worry that sound trades will also suffer
How low can you go?
Risk.net poll: global Sifi status is desirable, say 31% of respondents
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.