No. 275. Implementing Basel III in Europe: Diagnosis and avenues for improvement Cover Image

No. 275. Implementing Basel III in Europe: Diagnosis and avenues for improvement
No. 275. Implementing Basel III in Europe: Diagnosis and avenues for improvement

Author(s): Rym AYADI, Emrah ARBAK, Willem Pieter DE GROEN
Subject(s): Economic policy, Financial Markets
Published by: CEPS Centre for European Policy Studies
Keywords: Basel III; Europe; Financial institutions;
Summary/Abstract: Adopted by the European Commission inJuly 2011, the proposed Capita lRequirements Directive and Regulation(CRD IV-CRR) translate into EU law the Basel III standards adopted by the Basel Committee for Banking Supervision (BCBS). Among other things,the proposal increases the quality and quantity ofthe minimum capital; introduces new rules on liquidity, leverage ratios, counter-cyclical buffers and systemically important financial institutions; and amends the definitions of counter party credit risk and rules for the banking book.

  • Page Count: 20
  • Publication Year: 2012
  • Language: English