|December 16th, 2011||Basel III FAQs Answered by the Basel Committee
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision today published answers to a third set of Basel III frequently asked questions. These aim to promote consistent global implementation of Basel III, through providing technical elaboration of the rules text and interpretative guidance.
|December 3rd, 2011||Banks' Internal Audit Function - Consultative Paper Issued by the Basel Committee
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued today a consultative paper on The internal audit function in banks.
The objective of the proposed guidance, which revises the Committee's 2001 document Internal Audit in Banks and the Supervisor's Relationship with Auditors, is to help supervisors assess the effectiveness of a bank's internal audit function. The guidance reflects developments in supervisory and banking practices and incorporates lessons drawn from the financial crisis.
|November 4th, 2011||The Basel Committee Issues Final Rules for Global Systemically Important Banks
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued today its rules for global systemically important banks (G-SIBs).
Today's publication, Global systemically important banks: Assessment methodology and the additional loss absorbency requirement, sets out the Basel Committee's framework to identify G-SIBs, the magnitude of additional loss absorbency that G-SIBs should have, and the arrangements by which the requirement will be phased in.
|November 3rd, 2011||Capitalisation of Bank Exposures to Central Counterparties - Consultative Paper Issued by the Basel Committee
The Basel Committee issued today its second consultative paper on the Capitalisation of bank exposures to central counterparties.
The Committee's proposals relate to the capitalisation of bank exposures to a central counterparty (CCP) and cover both capital requirements for default fund exposures and trade-related exposures to CCPs. The Committee will finalise the rules around year end and expects that they will be implemented in its member jurisdictions by January 2013.
|October 25th, 2011||Basel Capital Framework's Treatment of Trade Finance
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has evaluated the impact of Basel II and Basel III on trade finance in the context of low income countries. As a result, it adopted two technical changes to the Basel regulatory capital adequacy framework related to the treatment of trade finance that will help promote trade with low income countries.
The Committee agreed to waive the one-year maturity floor for certain trade finance instruments under the advanced internal ratings-based approach (AIRB) for credit risk.
|October 18th, 2011||Update on Basel III Implementation
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued today its first Progress report on Basel III implementation.
|July 5th, 2011||Basel III FAQs answered by the Basel Committee
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision today issued Basel III frequently asked questions. To promote consistent global implementation of Basel III, the Committee has agreed to periodically review frequently asked questions and publish answers along with any technical elaboration of the rules text and interpretative guidance that may be necessary.
|June 1st, 2011||Capital Treatment for Bilateral Counterparty Credit Risk Finalised by the Basel Committee
Today the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision announced that it has completed its review of and finalised the Basel III capital treatment for counterparty credit risk in bilateral trades. The review resulted in a minor modification of the credit valuation adjustment, which is the risk of loss caused by changes in the credit spread of a counterparty due to changes in its credit quality (also referred to as the market value of counterparty credit risk).
|January 13th, 2011||Final Elements of the Reforms to Raise the Quality of Regulatory Capital Issued by the Basel Committee
The Basel Committee today issued minimum requirements to ensure that all classes of capital instruments fully absorb losses at the point of non-viability before taxpayers are exposed to loss.
|December 20th, 2010||Capitalisation of Bank Exposures to Central Counterparties - Consultative Paper Issued by the Basel Committee
The Basel Committee issued today a consultative paper on the Capitalisation of bank exposures to central counterparties.The Basel Committee issued today a consultative paper on the Capitalisation of bank exposures to central counterparties.
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