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Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Releases Update Proposing Principles for Management of Third-Party Risk

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has released a consultative document proposing Principles for the sound management of third-party risk in the banking sector. Ongoing digitalization has led to rapid “adoption of innovative approaches in the banking sector.” As a result, banks have become increasingly… Read More

Basel Committee Releases Report on Digitalization of Finance

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision recently released a report that considers the implications of the ongoing digitalization of finance on banks and supervision. The report builds on the Sound Practices: implications of fintech developments for banks and bank supervisors released in 2018, and “takes… Read More

Basel Committee to Consult on Targeted Revisions to Standards on Crypto-Asset and Interest Rate Risk

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision met virtually on 5 and 7 December to discuss a range of policy and supervisory initiatives. The Committee took stock of its review of various elements of “the prudential standard for banks’ exposures to crypto-assets published in December 2022.”… Read More

Basel Committee Consults on Disclosure of Banking Institutions’ Crypto-Asset Exposures

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published a consultative document to follow on from its prudential standard on the treatment of crypto-asset exposures, finalized in December 2022. Disclosure of crypto-asset exposures “proposes a standardized disclosure table and set of templates for banks’ crypto-asset exposures with… Read More

Basel Committee Consults on Principles for Management, Supervision of Climate related Financial Risks

On November 16, 2021, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued a public consultation on principles for the effective management and supervision of climate-related financial risks. This “follows the publication of a series of analytical reports earlier this year,” the update confirmed. As noted in… Read More

Ex- Basel Committee Secretary General Joins Baton Systems to Support Business Expansion Efforts

Baton Systems, the market solution that aims to transform asset movements and settlements, has revealed that William (Bill) Coen, former Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, has joined the company as Senior Advisor. Coen’s appointment has been announced as Baton scales its… Read More

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Initiates Consultation on Proposals for Treatment of Banks’ Digital Asset Exposures

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the main international standard-setter for the prudential regulation of banks and provides a forum for regular cooperation on banking supervisory matters (with 45 members comprising central banks and bank supervisors from 28 jurisdictions), has initiated a public consultation on… Read More

Global Banking Authorities Postpone Release of Basel III Banking Rules Reform from Jan 2022 to Jan 2023 Due to COVID-19

Global banking regulators released a statement on March 27, 2020 in which they noted that elements of the Basel III banking rules reform that have not yet been finalized will be delayed for at least a year, because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The release… Read More

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