Basel III

WHAT IS THIS? Basel III is a set of bank soundness rules drawn up by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in response to the financial crisis. It hikes the minimum amount of capital banks must hold, introduces new leverage and liquidity ratios, and limits the use of internal models.

Sheen: The FSA's go-to guy for op risk

Andrew Sheen at the UK Financial Services Authority has rapidly become one of the most respected experts in operational risk, perhaps due to his clear vision of where the profession needs to go and what it must do to get there.

A keen eye for convergence

Ellen Davis talks to Danièle Nouy, chair of the Committee of European Banking Supervisors about the CRD, Pillar III and divergence, along with other issues currently occupying the CEBS

Basel II Alert - Highlight of Critical Changes

It has been more than six years in the making, but the final text of the Basel II framework has arrived. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published the text at the end of June to a mix response from the financial services industry.

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