Prudent management of these risks together with effective supervisory oversight is critical in protecting the safety and soundness of banks.
After pressure from banks, the Basel Committee for Banking Supervision has softened their requirements for calculation of a banks' leverage ratio.
Regulators are looking to complement their existing 'too big too fail' financial organizations with those from the non-bank, non-insurance sector.
SWIFT announces the creation of a Know Your Customer (KYC) Registry for the collection and distribution of standard information required by banks as part of their due diligence process.
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) today published their report on Regulation of Retail Structured Products. The report will act as a toolkit outlining regulatory options for international securities regulators when regulating retail structured products.