Basel III is forcing banks around the world to reduce their risk-weighted asset numbers. Some have set up specific teams to do so, but how will these traders fit into a remuneration system that focuses on revenue generation? By Michael Watt
Don't fear the repo
Europe's internal markets commissioner dismisses suggestions that US will retreat from new rules, but says "technical delays" are possible on both sides of the Atlantic
India central bank views repo as an increasingly important market in the wake of Basel III implementation
South African futures CCP limits member liabilities
A majority of Risk.net readers think regulators should reduce complexity in the Basel framework, after a recent report shows wide variations in RWAs
Basel III could face more delays in the US as legislators press for a national impact study
Basel III is losing traction. Already hit by implementation delays and a loss of support from senior policy-makers, some US politicians are now calling for a national impact study – mirroring developments that saw Basel II grind to a halt. Michael Watt...
Some banks calculating measures that are 3% of the median in Basel Committee study, while others are more than 2,500%
The ESRB slims down its proposed macro-prudential principals to focus on 15 key macro-prudential levers
Dodd-Frank will require some foreign banks to set up intermediate holding companies for their US operations and also subject them to enhanced liquidity, supervision and stress testing. How will Asian banks be affected given the flow of US dollars from...
Regulators are bracing for fresh criticism of bank capital modelling, say industry sources
CoCo bonds continue to provoke concern, despite clear investor appetite
Andrew Haldane says UK is in a position to lead with fixes to Basel III, tightening remuneration policies and removing barriers to bank account switching
Japanese banks criticise proposed US regulation of foreign banking entities
Hong Kong regulator to consult banks on new LCR this quarter and assess level playing field implications before deciding on whether to adopt a phased approach
Running for covered
Sponsored forum: US inflation derivatives
Drivers and growth for the sub-custodian
Basel III not the main challenge for China banks – instead interest liberalisation is their main focus
Decision to push back Basel III implementation motivated by capital concerns, say market sources
Future risks for 2013 – What does the risk landscape look like?