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The Bank for International Settlements's Blog

Final guidelines on identification and management of step-in risk issued by the Basel Committee

October 25, 2017 Comments (0)

Press release about the Basel Committee issuing final guidelines on identification and management of step-in risk (25 October 2017). The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision released today the final Guidelines on identification and management of step-in risk. Step-in risk refers to the risk that a bank provides financial support to an entity beyond, or in the absence of, its contractual obligations should the entity experience financial stress.

Review of all members' implementation of the LCR completed by the Basel Committee

October 18, 2017 Comments (0)

Press release about the Basel Committee completing review of all members' implementation of the LCR (18 October 2017). The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision today published assessment reports on the implementation of the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Switzerland. The assessments, which were conducted as part of the Committee's Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP), indicate that the LCR regulations in each of these jurisdictions were...

Implementation of net stable funding ratio and treatment of derivative liabilities

October 6, 2017 Comments (0)

Implementation of net stable funding ratio and treatment of derivative liabilities, press release by the Basel Committee (6 October 2017)

Central banks propose strategy to improve the security of wholesale payments

September 28, 2017 Comments (0)

CPMI press release about central banks proposing a strategy to improve the security of wholesale payments, 28 September 2017.

Harmonisation of the Unique Product Identifier (UPI) - guidance issued by CPMI-IOSCO

September 28, 2017 Comments (0)

Press release about CPMI and IOSCO issuing a report on "Harmonisation of the Unique Product Identifier - Technical Guidance", 28 September 2017.

BIS's Financial Stability Institute hosts conference on supervisory policy implementation - "a cross-sectoral journey"

September 21, 2017 Comments (0)

Press release about FSI hosting a conference on supervisory policy implementation - "a cross-sectoral journey", 21 September 2017.

Veerathai Santiprabhob appointed Chair of the BIS Asian Consultative Council

September 21, 2017 Comments (0)

The Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has appointed Veerathai Santiprabhob as Chair of the BIS Asian Consultative Council (ACC) from 26 September 2017. Mr Santiprabhob is Governor of the Bank of Thailand. The term of appointment for the ACC Chair is two years. (Press release, 21 September 2017)

FAQs on Basel III definition of capital published by the Basel Committee

September 19, 2017 Comments (0)

Press release about the Basel Committee publishing FAQs on Basel III definition of capital (19 September 2017)

September 2017 BIS Quarterly Review: Strong outlook with low inflation spurs risk-taking

September 17, 2017 Comments (0)

BIS Press Release - The September issue of the BIS Quarterly Review - Low inflation despite a stronger economic outlook helped push markets up in recent months and reduced the expected pace of tightening of monetary policy in major economies. Signs of increased risk-taking have become apparent in a number of areas, including narrow credit spreads, increased carry trade activity and looser bond covenants.