Basel open to liquidity rule changes

Basel Committee may consider changes to liquidity ratios - if faced with evidence of unintended consequences

Mario Nava

Regulators will consider changing the way two new liquidity ratios are calibrated within Basel III, but banks need to back up their arguments with new analysis – and the general design of the framework is not up for debate, according to Stefan Walter, secretary-general of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.

Speaking at the Risk Europe conference in Brussels on April 4, Walter reiterated the need for comprehensive reform of bank regulation, defending the more controversial elements of the

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