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Basel III's LCR requirements eased to facilitate recovery of global banking system
Date: Jan 09, 2013The Clearing House, a US-based banking body, has noted weaknesses in Basel III’s LCR recommendation and has pushed for revisions, in view of the industry’s struggle to achieve Basel III compliance.
Author: Esther Tan
Categories: Basel III, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: The Clearing House, BCBS, Liquidity Coverage Ratio, BIS, Bob Chakravorti, Federal Home Loan Bank, European Central Bank, Liquidity Risk, Mervyn King, GHOS
Bank of England financial stability report finds UK banks' capital ratios may be overstated
Date: Dec 05, 2012Mervyn King, Bank of England governor, feels that future credit losses may be understated, costs arising from past failures may not be fully recognised, and risk weights used to calculate banks' capital ratios may be too optimistic.
Author: Mervyn King
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Government Finance, Performance Management, Risk and Regulation, Performance Measurement
Keywords: Mervyn King, Bank of England, FPC, FSA UK, Funding for Lending Scheme