Regulatory requirements in the US and Europe mean banks now have tougher pay standards to comply with
Live and let die
Basel Committee and FSB studies play down the economic impact of Basel III - proof, regulators say, that the reforms are fit for purpose.
Banks asked to draw up blueprints for resolution as part of a pilot scheme
Banks will still face new constraints as the G-20 continues with plans to prevent them from posing a systemic threat.
The need to craft special treatment for banks that are too big or interconnected to fail has long been a concern for regulators, but of equal importance is the challenge of identifying which institutions should be subjected to such measures. How can financial...
Living wills have quickly emerged as a new measure to ensure banks are better prepared for the next crisis. But clear definitions of exactly what information they should contain and how they should be drawn are lacking
Senior Basel Committee member tells banks to get involved in negotiations over the phase-in period for Basel II reforms
Political pressure played no part in ECB decision to buy bonds, says board member
Past experience suggests the new financial stability bodies should direct regulatory policies, not just warn about instability
An EBF report calls on EU governments to hold back on punitive reforms to banking bonuses because they may threaten the competitiveness of EU financial centres
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg has committed his party to punitive unilateral bank bonus regulations in the UK election race.
The G-20 FSB says financial pay structures are still evolving globally but that progress is good
The EC says its seat on the steering committee will help keep global regulation coherent.
Disgruntled taxpayers and their political representatives are set on revenge, making bankers pay for their mistakes through compensation taxes and restrictions. But a more constructive approach will be needed to sustainably reform such a complex and convoluted...
‘Hard fought’ battles expected ahead over scale and scope of new financial regulation
Regulators on both sides of the Atlantic have demanded that bank compensation packages are adjusted for risk. A variety of proposals have been released by individual supervisors, but they are simpler – and in some cases, more draconian – than many...
The International Accounting Standards Board unveiled a new expected loss approach in November, following criticisms of the current incurred loss model. But European regulators have declared their preference for dynamic provisioning – and have even...