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January 13, 2020

Macroprudential Regulation — A Delicate Balance

Following the crisis, the financial system was extensively reformed to strengthen microprudential regulation, focused on individual entities, and macroprudential regulation, to prevent the accumulation of imbalances in the whole system that may affect the real economy.

January 16, 2018

Financial Regulation Outlook. First quarter 2018

Basel III End Game. CRD V: progress and outstanding issues. EU’s financial architecture: roadmap and challenges. Sustainable Finance: Here to Stay. ECB’s supervisory priorities. Prospects in digital regulation.

December 22, 2017

Financial Regulation | Basel III End Game

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) announced on December 7th that an agreement was reached on the finalisation of the Basel III post-crisis framework. The calibration of the output capital floor was the most significant pending element and the main focus of negotiations. These announcements will help bring cl…

December 18, 2017

Towards more selective and enforceable international regulatory standards

The prolongation of the discussions on the finalisation of Basel III has triggered a debate on the adequacy of the current approach to international banking regulatory standards. There is a certain feeling that they are increasingly complex, needlessly detailed and unevenly implemented.

October 23, 2017

Moving towards a more selective and effective international banking regulation

In the IMF's recent annual meetings the question of international banking regulation standards has once again come up, following the prolongation of discussions on the finalisation of Basel III. There is a certain feeling that the international standards are increasingly complex, needlessly wordy and unevenly implemented, w…

May 18, 2016

Setting a limit to leverage in banking

The global leverage ratio framework is to be finalized in 2016, in order to be implemented in 2018, and will help preventing excessive indebtedness in the banking sector to promote financial stability. Banks will have to consider both risk-sensitive and non-risk-sensitive minimum capital requirements when making decisions

January 8, 2016

Financial Regulation Outlook. Special Edition: January 2016

This month we focus on: China’s G20 presidency, from Basel III to Basel IV, sovereign risk regulation, challenges in resolution, shadow banking , micro- and macro-prudential supervision, ethics, culture & governance, digital regulation, regulatory impact analysis and european regulatory priorities for 2016.

November 16, 2015

Global trends in banking regulation

This presentation gives an overview of the global regulatory reform developed in recent years and the institutional framework that accompanies it.