News analysis

  • Basel and Dodd-Frank clash over definitions

    17 September 2010

    US regulators must consider the Dodd-Frank Act as they prepare for new Basel III capital requirements. Questions remain as to how the global rules will interact with the domestic legislation

  • Spanish banks reform ahead of Basel

    17 September 2010

    Much has been made of the impact the Basel III rules could have on the German Landesbanken. But Spanish savings banks have already been undergoing legislative reform with one eye firmly on the new guidelines

  • Basel threatens Danish mortgage bonds

    31 August 2010

  • Basel leniency could harm UK banks

    29 July 2010

    The Basel Committee’s plans to relax liquidity restrictions will mean that the UK FSA's regime will be stricter, and could leave UK banks at a competitive disadvantage