Basel Committee takes tiered capital approach to Sifis

Systemically important solutions


From the earliest days of the financial crisis, regulators knew they had to deal with financial institutions that had become too big to fail. Now, nearly three years on from a string of taxpayer-funded rescues in late 2008, proposals are due for release. A long-awaited Financial Stability Board (FSB) paper on systemically important financial institutions (Sifis) is expected by the end of this month, which will propose how Sifis should be identified, the scale of a capital surcharge, and what

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