New Basel III liquidity regulations look set to force many Asia-Pacific banks and regulators into uncharted territory as they try to comply with the rules and meet their own requirements through innovation....
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Discussion paper published by Bank of England and co-authored by external rate-setter David Miles suggests Basel III common equity requirements are too low
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Modifications by the Basel Committee are welcomed, but further changes are needed, dealers claim
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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