My review of a fascinating book on swaps, derivatives, and Dutch supervisory shenanigans by Hester Bais and Wink Sabée The book by Hester Bais and Wink Sabée documents poor conduct by banks in the Netherlands during the first decades of the century. Warning: for non-Dutch readers, the book is only in Dutch now, but I… Read More ‘Worst Bank Scenario’ a book that should spark a discussion on bank supervision
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
The answer is: Australia’s Commonwealth bank. As I will demonstrate, this bank is unique in going the extra mile. It shows that the Basel III disclosure requirements are not something to be afraid of. In fact, they are doable. But first, this entry explains the Basel III disclosure requirements. Though they are part and parcel… Read More Who’s (not) afraid of the Basel III disclosure requirements?