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June 27, 2018

Financial Regulation Outlook. Third quarter 2018

Finalisation of Basel III: what comes next?. Funding in resolution. Regulation is coming: pending issues. New STS securitisations in Europe. Strengthening the Banking Union. Adapting the organisation to the digital era. U.S. financial regulation: relief and recalibration.

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…

June 6, 2016

Basel 2, 3, 4...?

The Basel II agreement, adopted in 2004, introduced greater sensitivity to risk in banks’ capital requirements, which developed their own models in which capital is raised or lowered according to the risk of the assets involved.

April 6, 2016

Basel Committee on regulation and supervision for financial inclusion

For the first time ever, the Basel Committee has issued guidance on regulation and supervision for financial inclusion. The draft Guidance builds on Basel's Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision and is intended to help supervisors and regulators around the world accommodate the fast-changing environment of insti…

January 18, 2016

Is there room for more financial regulation in 2016?

This year will be characterised by the ongoing implementation of the numerous and exhaustive regulations which have been approved in recent years to make bank balance sheets more resilient to crisis. We review the principal milestones of 2014 and 2015 and ask ourselves what the regulation agenda holds for 2016.

December 3, 2014

Regulation Outlook

This month we focus on: G20 leaders, time to shift the dial towards growth; TLAC, making bail-in feasible and credible instead of bail-out; restoring confidence in risk-weighted capital ratios; Basel Committee published the final version of the NSFR; European banking structural reform; the ECB published the fourth Single Su…