Tag: Basel III


Basel III Finalisation

The latest Basel III reforms focus on the calibration of risk-weighted assets (RWAs), the denominator of capital ratios. The finalisation of Basel III is likely to have a significant impact on the capital requirements applicable to EU banks, which could potentially also affect the real economy. This study provides an estimate of the impact of […]


Why finalising Basel III is good for the European banking sector

Basel III is an internationally agreed set of measures to strengthen the regulation, supervision and risk management of banks. Finalising the 2017 agreement will contribute to a banking system that is more resilient and in a better shape to support the real economy. It is possibly the final milestone in the post-crisis reform agenda, and […]