OCC’s Taylor: US creates ‘headroom’ for leverage rethink

Tougher leverage ratio in US prompts early review

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Charles Taylor, OCC

Regulators will monitor the impact of US and international leverage ratios, and may rethink calibration of the latter as a result of the "headroom" the tougher US standard creates, according to Charles Taylor, deputy comptroller of the regulatory policy office at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and chairman of the supervision and implementation group at the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.

"In the case of the leverage ratio, the US decision to adopt a higher ratio has

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