This is helpful, even with the risk of introducing rules that allow banks to pay minimum, promised, payment amounts. The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a consultation Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on bank capital aimed at setting harmonised criteria for instruments with multiple distributions that would create a disproportionate drag on capital, as well as… Read More Jay! EBA clarifies dividend multiples
I updated this post, as discussion on the leverage ratio still suffer from poor understanding of this solvency measure.
Last Saturday, Professors Benink (Tilburg), Sanders (Utrecht), and Kool (Utrecht) of the Sustainable Finance Lab (a research outfit initiated by former Rabobank board of directors chair Herman Wijffels) presented a proposal for strengthening capital for banks in the Netherlands. The professors respond to the 4% leverage ratio proposal of the Dutch government. Instead of 4%,… Read More A bank capital proposal that hardly bites
The Ecofin statement from last Friday (November 15, 2013) is here.
FSR’s are always a rich source of information. Today the Reserve Bank of New Zealand published its latest. The Reserve Bank has deployed macro prudential measures to cool down the housing market – something of interest to Europe standard setters. For the blurb click here. For the page that contains the relevant pdfs, click here.… Read More The NZ Reserve Bank publishes its Financial Stability Report
Join effort with the Financial Stability Board (FSB): the updated list of global systemically important banks (G-SIBs). See the BCBS website for additional information regarding the G-SIB methodology. Source: www.bis.org/press/p131111.htm
From a regulatory capital perspective, the Co-operative Bank is (and will remain) an interesting case. Its prospectus is here. With the summary recap plan here. Now, pray for a rainy weekend, it is 700 pages of solid print.