Published December 13, 2012
Harsh Basel III capital requirements stifling South Korean banks’ growth
South Korean banks seek to further optimise their portfolios in the face of rising NPL ratios and tough Basel III capital requirements.
Date: Dec 13, 2012
Author: Baron Laudermilk
Categories: Basel III, Operational Risk, Risk and Regulation, South Korea
Keywords: Market Risk, Shinhan Bank, Suhyup Bank, Woori Bank, Busan Bank, Citibank, Dauga Bank, Hana Bank, Industrial Bank of Korea, Jeonbuk Bank, Kookmin Bank, Kyungnam Bank
A recently conducted survey at The Asian Banker’s Risk Management Roundtable 2012 in South Korea revealed three key problems faced by South Korean banks’ risk management departments – complying with…