The week on Risk.net, October 6–12, 2018
Federal Reserve warns EU delay would force US to reconsider 2022 implementation
Regulator has asked EC to take a stance on venues that let public entities clear without posting margin
Sharp increase in risk weight for strategic equity stakes will capture ownership of apex banks
Support in Council and Parliament suggests leverage ratio, NSFR exemptions will be in final text
As T2S approaches final migration, restrictions on primary dealers undermine efficiencies
German payments authority says fintech should receive equal regulatory treatment to banks
Analysts say regulatory risk plays a part in weak bank valuations and wobbly prices
Supervisors are “miles” from being able to monitor shadow banking risks, says financial stability head.
Regulators may never be able to fully monitor risks created by shadow banking
BoJ governor becomes vice-chair of BIS
Time for change
Speakers at OpRisk Europe agreed that, while change in op risk legislation and capital calculation is necessary, it needs to be undertaken slowly and carefully
Dealers reassured that Bafin short selling ban will not prevent pre-hedging of debt purchases
BASEL, SWITZERLAND – Quantitative impact study four (QIS4) is about to go international, according to sources in Basel, the US and the EU. Although the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision won't take the co-ordinating role it did during previous QISs,…
FRANKFURT - Germany's regulators are about to change the way they interact with the banking industry as they gear up to implement the operational risk portion of Basel II by 2006.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision said last month that there were no substantial issues remaining with the complex Basel II capital Accord, after a series of compromises involving the capital treatment of loans to small and medium-sized…
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the architect of Basel II, has climbed down from its initial plans to force banks to include a full maturity adjustment on capital allocated against risk of defaulting loans, in its proposed mark-to-market…
The Basel II bank capital adequacy accord could still come into effect by 2005, even if quite late in that year, although the date very much hangs in the balance, international regulatory sources said in early March.
The Bundesbank - Germany’s central bank - has gone live with a new electronic system for managing foreign currency reserves that should improve risk management.
How real is Germany’s threat to veto the proposed Basel II bank capital accord if the country fails to get the concessions it wants on the accord’s treatment of bank lending to small to medium-sized companies (SMEs)?
Will banking supervisors be able to implement Basel II in time? Even when they agree on what they want, the differences between the G-10’s regulatory regimes make a level playing field unlikely.