Risk.net poll: global Sifi status is desirable, say 31% of respondents
EU Polish presidency paper highlights concerns over aspects of the counter-cyclical capital buffer rules under CRD IV
ANZ issues first Australian covered bond following government reforms; covered bonds seen as part of the solution to address liquidity shortage under Basel III
Banking regulator talking to Congress about altering the Dodd-Frank Act to allow a limited use of credit ratings
Australia's prudential regulator publishes discussion paper for liquidity reforms under Basel III. In addition, the Reserve Bank of Australia announces further details for its committed liquidity facility to address the liquidity shortage banks will face...
Jumping the gun
Riksbank governor Stefan Ingves says Sweden will follow Switzerland and UK in implementing higher capital adequacy requirements than Basel III for largest banks; details to be released soon
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 at the New York Fed, who warns of the dangers...
Just over 60% of respondents plan to up their technology spend next year, with market risk systems the main beneficiary
Apec finance chiefs pledge to implement Basel III capital, liquidity and OTC derivative reforms at 18th Apec finance ministers' meeting in Hawaii
A new alphabet soup of financial services and energy market regulations are making firms nervous about their ability to comply, said panellists at Energy Risk's Central and Eastern Europe conference
Changes to bank capital rules on CCP exposures remove the need for bank clients to enter into contractual agreements to port trades to other clearing members
Revised Basel rules provide little capital incentive for clearing members to clear trades on behalf of clients, bankers argue
Some banks want to be on the list of global Sifis – exactly the opposite to what the rules are intended to achieve, says former chairman of the Basel Committee standards implementation group
CDS: not dead yet
A recipe for disaster?
Keeping the lid on
Half a world away
Where is the liquidity?
“It’s good to have hard deadlines”
Even if CDS contracts are not triggered in Greek restructuring, Basel III's CVA charge ensures the market will live on - but episode raises fresh questions about design of capital framework, dealers say
Adding to Basel III capital levels might have unintended consequences, says former chair of Basel Committee’s standards implementation group
Asia Risk Congress 2011: CCP users need tactical collateral planning due to Basel III capital squeeze
The increasing need for liquid, high grade assets under Basel III capital requirements will likely squeeze liquidity in the types of eligible collateral required by central counterparty (CCP) clearings, meaning end-users of CCPs need to tactically plan...