Are We on Our Way to Basel IV?

American Banker
September 23, 2013

This summer, the Basel Committee unexpectedly admitted that Basel III may have become too complex not only for the banks and most investors, but also even for most bank supervisors.

The Basel Committee may come to regret releasing the discussion paper, entitled “The regulatory framework: balancing risk sensitivity, simplicity and comparability,” in which it indicates a willingness to rethink the risk-weighted asset methodology for risk measurement. By the time all comments are handed in on Oct. 11 and vociferously debated, the committee may well be under way to crafting Basel IV…Read More


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