About: Basel Accords

Euro & Finance 05-03-2012

Time to set right the Basel banking requirements

One of the factors that sparked the financial crisis in 2008 were the so-called Basel banking requirements, argues Stefano Micossi, and the EU should get its act together to heal these illnesses within the banking legislation.
Euro & Finance 01-03-2010

MEPs lament ‘piecemeal’ laws on bank capital

MEPs have demanded more information from the European Commission ahead of talks with global banking policymakers designed to overhaul rules on how much capital is on banks' balance sheets.