[Update: We have prepared a blackline (available here) of the April 2014 final standards vs. the July 2012 interim standards.] The Basel Committee has finalized its risk-based capital standards for bank exposures to central counterparties (CCPs). The final standards will take effect on January 1, 2017. The interim standards that were published in July 2012 will continue to apply until that time.
Like the interim standards, the final standards distinguish between trade exposures and default fund exposures to CCPs and distinguish between exposures to qualifying CCPs (QCCPs) and non-QCCPs. … Read More