The post-crisis years have been punctuated by calls for big banks to be broken up. Nothing quite that dramatic is happening, but ring-fencing proposals in Europe – and a de facto fence around foreign banks in the US – are nudging the industry towards...
Bafin liquidity expert tells conference that national concerns and industry pressure caused LCR rewrite
Bankers say some local markets may be forced to deviate from the NSFR standard – that’s if the Basel Committee decides to go ahead with it at all
India central bank views repo as an increasingly important market in the wake of Basel III implementation
Running for covered
Faith in the system
Optimising retail deposit pricing
Basel III and liquidity – Going all the way
Sequencing of the reforms is wrong, Société Générale's chief European economist tells conference
Basel Committee's proposed new reports on daily liquidity needs would involve "thousands upon thousands" of data points, according to critics
Implementing rules and filling in gaps
Intelligent thinking for risk systems
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.
Aircraft industry struggling to obtain long-term financing – and some industry officials say Basel III is at least partly to blame
On the scrapheap
Over three-quarters of poll respondents believe new resolution plans will hurt market for bank bonds - at a time when issuance needs to increase
The funding squeeze
Basel III rules that require banks to issue an estimated €2.7 trillion in long-term debt could be thwarted by plans to make investors accept losses
Supervisors should embrace new form of securitisation to encourage bank lending, argues Ernst & Young’s Patricia Jackson
Strong balance sheets mean Asian banks are well placed to meet Basel III increased capital requirements but the disparate state of the regional regulatory framework means the technological challenges of meeting the rules could be significant
A central bank liquidity facility is a possible solution to the shortage of liquid assets, says a Banking Association South Africa speaker at Risk and Return 2012 in Cape Town
A new research report published this month by Risk reveals that CROs at the world’s largest banks are worried about the consistency of Basel III rules
The Basel Committee has published rules on the capitalisation of bank CCP exposures and global Sifis in recent months. It will now monitor how the rules are implemented, and tweak calibrations where necessary. Asia Risk talks to a selection of leading...