Central counterparties are about to take centre stage in the revamped over-the-counter derivatives markets – a development that has given rise to a set of global principles for their management and supervision. William Dudley, president of the Federal...
Paul Harrald of Standard Chartered tells Asean Risk 2012 conference that Asian banks providing trade finance services will struggle to meet Basel III rules on leverage ratios
The Basel III Accord has been framed purely to fix the failures in the US and European banking system and is placing an unfair burden on Asian financial institutions, according to speakers at Asean Risk conference.
Banks are offering to replicate the economics of OTC swaps in loan format - avoiding new capital and clearing rules
GRC interest heightens
The vice chairperson of Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission says Taiwan will be adopting Basel III but the regulator is still undecided on establishing a local central clearing house
Supervisors should ensure the capital regime for cleared trades avoids a sudden leap in risk weights, says New York Fed president
RRPs are distracting risk professionals, one legal expert says
Aircraft industry struggling to obtain long-term financing – and some industry officials say Basel III is at least partly to blame
India finance minister proposes setting up a financing entity to help raise capital for state-owned banks through bond issuance
On the scrapheap
A matter of taste
End in sight?
A turning tide for two-way CSAs?
Tentative on G-20 timelines
Over three-quarters of poll respondents believe new resolution plans will hurt market for bank bonds - at a time when issuance needs to increase
Despite New Zealand’s domestic banking sector escaping the worst ravages of the recent financial crisis, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is not wasting any time in introducing the Basel III framework – but with a local twist
Corporate treasurers complain about the unintended consequences of the proposed financial transaction tax, as well as clearing rules for OTC derivatives
Attendees at ACT conference raise concerns about increased lending costs after Bank of England’s Tucker argues for powers to raise sectoral capital levels
Enria defends EBA's 9% capital buffer in New York speech