Capital rules may be too risk-sensitive, Basel fears

Complexity is slowing roll-out of standards, says Basel Committee deputy

The Bank for International Settlements, Basel
In the dark: complexity of some standards is delaying adoption, says Basel Committee's Tsuiki
Photo: Ulrich Roth

The complexity of certain bank regulations is slowing their adoption by members of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, according to the committee’s deputy secretary general, Toshio Tsuiki. Future standards may need to be simpler, he warned – a stance that will worry big-bank advocates of risk-sensitive rules.

“Unfortunately, there have been examples of some Basel standards not being implemented domestically and we are looking into those issues,” said Tsuiki. “One of the reasons behind

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