Banking regulator talking to Congress about altering the Dodd-Frank Act to allow a limited use of credit ratings
The US is introducing Basel II at a similar pace to international peers and is also committed to timely implementation of Basel III, according to Marc Saidenberg, senior vice-president of bank supervision...
Systemic regulators want to use Basel III’s micro-prudential tools to steer the wider economy, but no-one knows how these controls work – and bank supervisors may not be happy to take a back seat....
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Swiss banks had to switch over to Basel 2.5 at the start of 2011, but they are still wrestling with elements of the new trading book rules – from educating traders on the impact, to working out sovereign bond risks. And differences have already emerged...
After five years as secretary-general, Stefan Walter left the Basel Committee at the end of October. He accepts regulators had the wrong pre-crisis agenda, but argues Basel III puts things right. By Duncan Wood
Chinese banking watchdog director-general Luo Ping says China should continue with its conservative regulatory approach, which insulated it against the worst effects of the global financial crisis
Uncollateralised trades will consume up to four times more capital under Basel III, dealers say. If that translates into a similar jump in pricing, corporates believe they may have to hedge less. Michael Watt reports
While NordLB’s Carsten Steinhoff values his bank’s op risk model and is pleased with its development, he places just as much emphasis on the less-quantifiable aspects of risk management – scenarios, risk culture, psychology and good old intuition....
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.
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