Regulatory releases and developments in Asia

A country-by-country roundup of the banking rules and guidelines affecting the Asia region

Branching out: new rules in Asia

Discussion paper on implementing Basel III capital reforms in Australia
Release date: September 6, 2011
Implementation date: Minimum capital ratio from January 1, 2013 with capital conservation buffer to be phased in from January 1, 2016

Summary: The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s (Apra) schedule for introducing Basel III’s minimum capital requirements is faster than outlined by the Basel Committee: minimum capital requirements and regulatory adjustments to be met in full by

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