Tier one capital
A study of 'over-compliance' with international regulations such as the Basel capital rules finds several advantages for banks and regulators
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
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Fines are driving up op risk losses, and the pace of prosecutions is not slackening
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...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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