BRUSSELS, Jan 26 (Reuters) – European Union banking supervisors will again test of the banking system’s ability to withstand shocks, a top regulatory official said on Tuesday.
Financial Regulatory Forum
By Peter Thal Larsen and Hugo Dixon
LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters Breakingviews) – The overhaul of the global financial system has entered a new, more complicated phase. For two years, a fragile multilateralism has prevailed as the world’s largest economies agreed that changes should be designed and adopted on a global basis. The task of redesigning financial regulation was largely delegated to central bankers, regulators and other technocrats.
By Sven Egenter and John O’Donnell
ZURICH/BRUSSELS, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Banks face having to hoard more funds or turn to investors for fresh capital within as little as three years under proposals by a body which guides global financial regulation.
By Noriyuki Hirata and Krista Hughes
TOKYO/FRANKFURT, Dec 16 (Reuters) – Global regulators will give banks a grace period before forcing them to implement stricter capital rules, three people said on Wednesday, easing concerns that lenders might need to issue massive amounts of shares in the near future.
By John O’Donnell and Huw Jones
BRUSSELS, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The European Commission has abandoned plans to publish laws on bank capital rules this month, the EU executive said, amid a dispute that puts a question mark over its centrepiece reform to the way banks work.
By Huw Jones
LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Banks in the European Union must have a cash buffer to survive the first month of a crisis, regulators said on Tuesday, sparking industry concern that cross-border groups will face a new patchwork of rules.
By Huw Jones and Steve Slater
LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Banks face pressure to raise billions of dollars in fresh equity to meet tough new capital rules and many European lenders may need to act soon to improve quality even though the proposals will not be fully felt for several years.
LONDON, Sept 4 (Reuters) – European officials defended the globally-agreed Basel II capital rules for banks on Friday despite a U.S. call for its replacement with a sweeping new regime within three years.
BUENOS AIRES, Sept 1 (Reuters) – The idea of a simple leverage ratio to help anticipate financial crises is unlikely to work, European Central Bank governing council member Christian Noyer said on Tuesday.