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Implementation of Basel III to result in heightened costs for corporates relying on bank funding
Date: Jul 06, 2012Bob Lyddon, managing director of the IBOS Association, observes that the Basel III capital adequacy rules will ultimately raise banks’ business costs, and advises corporates to reassess their bank funding approaches.
Author: Bob Lyddon
Categories: Basel III, Capital & Strategic Issues, Credit Risk, Regulation, Risk and Regulation, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: EU, EBA, ROE, OECD, Stress Test, Unicredit, Liquidity, LIBOR, Liquidity, BlackRock, Barclays
Dutch lender ABN AMRO pushing into Asia with three business focus
Date: Dec 15, 2011Gerrit Zalm, ABN AMRO’s chairman and former finance minister of the Netherlands, says that the government-owned bank is focusing on private banking, clearing and commodities services.
Author: Peter Hoflich
Categories: Branch Banking, Private Banking, Retail Banking
Keywords: ABN AMRO, Gerrit Zalm, Netherlands, Fortis Operations, AUM, EBA
Macroprudential policies: Building reserves or leaning against the wind?
Date: Sep 28, 2011While tools exist, more analysis and work is needed to develop them further before macroprudential policy can be entrusted with autonomous goals.
Author: Mario Quagliariello
Categories: Basel III, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: EBA, BCBS, Financial Stability, G20, Economic Conditions, Systemic Risk