Tier one capital
Holding minority stakes in other banks is capitally onerous under Basel III but with a majority of states in the region capping foreign ownership, mergers and acquisitions across Asia are facing serious...
Consultation undermines level playing field between banks and insurers on capital issuance
Fines are driving up op risk losses, and the pace of prosecutions is not slackening
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Issuance of Basel III-compliant bonds in India likely to be followed in Australia and Malaysia but investors are cautious of potential dangers
Indian banks are in need of regulatory compliant capital instruments – but domestic investors are wary
New technical specifications on Solvency II’s capital requirements make some significant changes to the way insurers calculate their own funds, but they also leave some unanswered questions. Louie Woodall reports
High capital levels and a prohibition on more exotic forms of funding should leave Islamic banks well placed under Basel III. But a lack of high quality sharia-compliant instruments leaves the sector facing issues over liquidity requirements
Swedish regulators believe risk weights for mortgages at the country’s big four lenders are too low, and are due to announce a mechanical fix – possibly a combination of floors and multipliers. Banks are worried about the incentives that creates....
Credit Suisse is trying to halve risk-weighted assets for its fixed-income division. That has been painful work – businesses and clients have been cut – but Gaël de Boissard says the bank is now closer to having a Basel III-compliant franchise than...
Aircraft and shipping firms are finding it harder to obtain bank loans – in part because of Basel III. Funds and other non-bank lenders are ready to take up some of the slack, but some companies may not be able to access this new source of cash. By...
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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