Capital adequacy

On 5 July 2024, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued a consultation on two technical amendments to the Basel Framework and seven new FAQs and one updated FAQ.

The two technical amendments:

  • Align the formula
  • On 3 July 2024, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Basel Committee) issued a press release following its meeting on 2 and 3 July 2024.

    At this meeting, the Basel Committee:

    • Approved a finalised disclosure framework for banks’ cryptoasset exposures which includes a standardised set of public tables and templates. The framework will

    On 30 April 2024, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Basel Committee) published a consultation on guidelines for counterparty credit risk (CCR) management.

    The draft guidelines are intended to provide a supervisory response to the significant shortcomings that have been identified in banks’ management of CCR, including the lessons learned from

    On 12 December 2023, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Basel Committee) published a consultation on targeted adjustment to its standard on interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB).

    The IRRBB standard requires banks to calculate measures of interest rate risk for their banking book exposures. These measures are based

    On 14 December 2022, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published its assessment of the effectiveness of the FSB’s 2017 recommendations on liquidity mismatch in open-ended funds (OEFs).

    The assessment, which forms part of the FSB’s work programme to enhance the resilience of non-bank financial intermediation (NBFI), includes proposals for

    On 5 October 2022, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued a report, Buffer usability and cyclicality in the Basel framework.

    The report is the Basel Committee’s second report on the impact and effectiveness of the implemented Basel reforms and provides an in-depth examination of several questions regarding buffer usability and cyclicality of the

    On 29 September 2022, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Basel Committee) published a report concerning a review of margining practices.

    Background

    In non-centrally cleared markets, the Basel Committee and the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) developed a framework that established minimum standards for margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives

    On 7 July 2022, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Basel Committee) issued high-level considerations on proportionality that are intended to provide practical support to supervisory authorities seeking to implement proportionality into their domestic regulatory and supervisory frameworks.

    The high-level considerations seek to support the decision-making process of proportionality in a broad variety of jurisdictions,

    On 30 June 2022, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Basel Committee) issued its second public consultation paper on the prudential treatment of banks’ cryptoasset exposures.

    In the second consultation paper the Basel Committee continues with the basic structure outlined in its first consultation by dividing cryptoassets into two broad groups:

    • Group 1 includes those

    On 27 May 2022, the Basel Committee met and approved a finalised set of principles for the effective management and supervision of climate-related financial risks. The Committee also progressed work on specifying crypto-asset prudential treatment and issuing a second consultation paper. Additionally, the Committee finalised the review of the treatment of cross-border exposures within the