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Banking on Basel The Future of International Financial Regulation

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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Peterson Institute for International Economics
Publication date: 11/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

"The turmoil in financial markets that resulted from the 2007 subprime mortgage crisis in the United States indicates the need to dramatically transform regulation and supervision of financial institutions. Would these institutions have been sounder in the 2004 Revised Framework on International Convergence of Capital Measurement and Capital Standards (Basel II accord) - negotiated between 1999 and 2004 - had already been fully implemented? Basel II represents a dramatic change in capital regulation of large banks in the countries represented on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. This study evaluates Basel II as a bank regulatory paradigm and as an international arrangement, considers some possible alternatives, and recommends significant changes in the arrangement."--BOOK JACKET.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Summary of Argument
Outline of the Book
A Note on Timing
Role of Capital Regulation
Rationale for Capital Regulation
Evolving Role of Capital Regulation
Conclusion
Basel I
Origins of the Accord
Elements of the Accord
Assessment of Basel I
Conclusion
Negotiating Basel II
Launching the Review Process
Curious Release of the First Consultative Paper
Shift to an Internal Ratings-Based Approach
Process of Continuous Revision
Revised Framework
Responding to the Subprime Crisis
Conclusion
Assessing Basel II as a Regulatory Model
Do Regulatory Capital Requirements Matter?
Potential Benefits of the Advanced Internal Ratings-Based Model
Potential Negative Effects of the Advanced Internal Ratings-Based Model
Conclusion
Appendix 5A
Basel II as an International Arrangement
Safety and Soundness
Competitive Equality
Cooperative Supervision of Multinational Banks
Indirect Benefits
Conclusion
Alternatives to Basel II
Retaining a Standardized Approach
Market Discipline: Mandatory Subordinated Debt
Precommitment Approach
Establishing an International Supervisory Role
Eliminating International Cooperation on Safety and Soundness
Conclusion
Conclusions and Recommendations
Recommendations
Implications Beyond Capital Regulation
References
Index
Tables
US bank capital ratios, 1970-81
The world's 10 largest banks, 1974, 1981, and 1988
Capital ratios of selected large banks, 1981 and 1988
Credit conversion factors for off-balance-sheet items in Basel I
Capital charges for debt instrument market risks in the Basel Committee 1993 proposal

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