Risk.net poll: Simpler Basel framework is needed


Regulators should reduce the complexity of the Basel capital framework and consider simpler alternatives, according to a majority of Risk.net readers.

The Risk survey was conducted in the wake of a report from the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, published on January 31, which showed huge variations in the risk-weighted asset (RWA) numbers reported by banks. The differences were found to be largely a result of supervisor-approved modelling choices made by banks, and differing supervisory

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