Measures for global systemically important banks agreed by the Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision
25 June 2011
"At its 25 June 2011 meeting, the Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision (GHOS), the oversight body of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), agreed on a consultative document setting out measures for global systemically important banks (G-SIBs). These measures include the methodology for assessing systemic importance, the additional required capital and the arrangements by which they will be phased in. These measures will strengthen the resilience of G-SIBs and create strong incentives for them to reduce their systemic importance over time.."
"The GHOS is submitting this consultative document to the Financial Stability Board (FSB), which is coordinating the overall set of measures to reduce the moral hazard posed by global systemically important financial institutions. This package of measures will be issued for consultation around the end of July 2011...."
[Mrt: Higher loss absorbency =&> tightening of credit =&> increasing demand for collateral => gold goes AAA.]
[Mrt: Sorry, this is going back in time a bit: here]
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