The Basel Committee is keeping an eye on Basel III implementation, led by its standards implementation group. Nick Sawyer talks to Ryozo Himino, chair of the group, about the monitoring of timelines, consistency...
The credibility of bank capital has been called into question by the wildly differing risk-weighted asset (RWA) numbers produced by bank models – and the Basel Committee is preparing to launch an investigation....
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The Basel Committee’s standards implementation group has begun an investigation into RWA consistency, but chair Ryozo Himino says there might be good reasons for discrepancies
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New Zealand regulators have opted to bring in the capital conservation and counter-cyclical buffers ahead of the Basel Committee schedule – but market participants are unsure if this is necessary
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This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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