Doubts grow over US FRTB implementation

Fragmented roll-out would price European banks “out of the market”

Supranational rules for EU and US under threat
There are fears for the US’s future participation on supranational rulemaking bodies

European banks and policymakers are increasingly concerned the US may scupper a co-ordinated roll-out of new market risk capital rules. Fears that the US timetable may slip have prompted talk of a further delay to the European Union’s implementation of the regime.

The anti-regulatory rhetoric from the Trump White House – echoed by Republican lawmakers – has stoked fears that the US will renege on agreements made by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision to implement the rules, known as the

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