Basel 2.5 capital charge incoherent and challenging to implement, say risk managers
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The new Basel III framework had to be drawn up at warp speed, but regulators have compensated with an extended transition period and will be looking out for unintended consequences, Karen Kemp of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority tells Duncan Wood
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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