Basel II spending £2.5 billion in UK – Complying with Basel II regulations could prove a long and difficult process, with UK banks estimated to spend £2.5 billion doing so, a new report suggests. A survey of 63 banks in Europe and North America carried out by the consultancy Accenture found dwindling optimism and rising predicted costs for the implementation of Basel II. US banks are lagging European and UK banks, largely because of disputes between different regulators. US banks, in general

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Investment banks: the future of risk control

This survey report explores the current state of risk controls in investment banks, the challenges of effective engagement across the three lines of defence, and the opportunity to develop a more dynamic approach to first-line risk control

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