Looser Bank Buffer Rules No Panacea For Europe, U.S.January 07, 2013A decision by global
regulators to give banks more time and flexibility to build cash
reserves will not boost lending or speed recovery in
debt-strapped Europe, where firms and households have scant
appetite to borrow.
Sheila Bair's 4 Types of Dysfunctional RegulatorsOctober 26, 2012Sheila Bair, former FDIC chair and current industry critic, thinks that regulators are partly to blame not only for the financial crisis and the banking industry's continuing lousy reputation, but she also has plenty of criticism for bankers and politician
Basel III Rules Set for Patchy Global StartOctober 08, 2012Many countries will not be ready
by January to enforce new banking rules that form the world's
regulatory response to the financial crisis, a global
supervisory body said on Monday.
Basel III Brings Opportunity for Banks to Optimize AssetsAugust 30, 2012Regulatory and audit requirements offer banks an opportunity for a bottom-up approach to credit strategies, which can also be applied to other business processes. Key to this approach is a decision-optimization framework.
Big Banks Upgrade Basel III ProjectionsAugust 21, 2012Several large U.S. banks have upgraded the estimates of their capital positions in accordance with the new Basel III guidelines, according to research from Charlottesville, Va.-based SNL Financial.
Compliance Doesn't Have to Be Painful for BanksDecember 21, 2011Facing an ever-intensifying regulatory environment, banks are expected to spend more on risk management than ever before. But there is a silver lining: Many of the new standards with which banks must comply can help make their operations more efficient.
Ready or Not: Time to Prepare for New Approach to Liquidity RiskAugust 17, 2011Banks will be required to have comprehensive liquidity risk management programs and must be able to clearly identify and assess enterprise-wide liquidity risk under normal and extreme market conditions -- as well as develop strategies to effectively bridge
FATCA: The Data ChallengeAugust 01, 2011The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) will have a significant impact on financial institutions' data gathering and processing capabilities.