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 […]
Originally posted on Capital Issues:
I updated this post, as discussions on the leverage ratio still suffer from a poor understanding of this solvency measure. See my post on this odd proposal by three Dutch professors, who basically want to turn back time to the Basel II (not III) era, and allow banks to borrow…
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%, […]
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. […]
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
Originally posted on Recovery and Resolution Plans:
The ECB has published its legal opinion on the Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM), a short summary follows: The SRM should include all EU credit institutions Resolution should only be triggered by a supervisory assessment of “failing or likely to fail” The SRM should not require new legislation, Article…
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.