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Basel Committee Issues Consistency Report on China’s Implementation of Basel III

Today, the Basel Committee published a report on the regulations that implement the Basel capital framework in China.

According to the Basel Committee, China’s implementation of the Basel capital framework is closely aligned with the Basel III global standards: 12 out of 14 assessed components were found to be “Compliant”. The two components that were graded “Largely Compliant” pertain to the Standardized Approach for credit risk and Pillar 3. Although some differences with the Basel framework were found in these areas, none of the findings were judged to be material at this point.…  Read More

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Basel Committee Publishes Results of Basel III Monitoring Exercise as of Year-end 2012

Today, the Basel Committee published the results of its latest monitoring exercise relating to the impact of Basel III capital and liquidity reforms on banking organizations, based on data as of December 31, 2012.

A total of 223 banks participated in the current study, comprising 101 large internationally active banks (Group 1 banks, defined as internationally active banks that have Tier 1 capital of more than €3 billion) and 122 Group 2 banks (i.e., a representative sample of all other banks).…  Read More

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Federal Reserve Issues Interim Final Rules Clarifying How Banking Organizations Should Incorporate U.S. Basel III Standards Into Capital Plans and Dodd-Frank Stress Tests

Today, the Federal Reserve Board issued two interim final rules that clarify how U.S. banking organizations should incorporate the recently-adopted Basel III capital standards into their capital projections during the next cycle of capital plan submissions and Dodd-Frank stress tests, which will begin in fall 2013.

Blacklines Showing Changes:  We have created blacklines showing changes made by the interim final rules to the Federal Reserve’s existing capital plan and Dodd-Frank stress test regulations.  Links to these blacklines are at the end of this blog post.…  Read More

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