Basel III

The Leverage Ratio – a simple backstop measure

The Basel Committee recently issued an update to the Leverage Ratio. Here we take a quick look at the key changes.

Capital requirements could rise further as „Basel 4“ starts to emerge

Even though the original implementation deadline for Basel 3 is still a far-distant 2019, we are already starting to see the emergence of „Basel 4“ – which could require global financial institutions to have to hold even more capital. For example in the UK, the eight largest banks are likely to have to hold an additional £50 billion in capital, according […]