Basel Committee is working on criteria to decide what counts as a liquid asset, but secretary general says no decisions have yet been taken on how – or whether – to change the LCR
The Australian banking regulator has proposed the country’s banks meet new Basel III capital and liquidity rules two years ahead of G-20 commitments. The proposal has drawn immediate criticism from the Australian Bankers’ Association
IIF warns Solvency II risk charges may lead to imprudent asset allocation by insurers
The extraterritorial application of US uncleared margin proposals will make it tough for US banks to compete with their foreign counterparts unless the proposals are copied by regulators elsewhere
Quo vadis, CVA?
Speakers on a panel at Risk Japan 2011 in Tokyo on August 30 debated the effects of international regulatory developments on Japanese financial institutions. Some parties believe Japan needs to team up with Europe to push back on Dodd-Frank extraterritoriality....
BBVA has been given until December 2011 to make improvements to its AMA model by the Bank of Spain, or will not obtain the capital savings the AMA allows
In its latest report, the IIF calls for cross-sector co-ordination in banking and insurance regulation
Basel III's higher capital levels mean "bankers' pay will come down"
The outgoing deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Shyamala Gopinath, is confident that Indian banks have the necessary capital cushion to absorb the additional requirements of Basel III.
Speakers at Risk & Return Australia 2011 believe the ability of supervisors to implement regulation around the world in a consistent manner is the most critical component to financial regulatory reform. They also believe the timeframe for new rules needs...
Development of CCDS could be pushed ahead by Basel III CVA charge, suggest market participants
The need to provide portability could pressure CCPs to lean more heavily on initial margin than default funds to absorb losses
Hank Prybylski of Ernst & Young LLP discusses how firms are effectively dealing with risk management during a time of intense focus on financial regulatory reform.
Surge in structures
Behind Basel III
A new pull for CoCos
Basel III feedback loop between CDS spreads and CVA capital requirements worries dealers, following month of huge sovereign spread moves