Legal Framework Documents

30.06.2014 | J. Gobat, M. Yanase, J. Maloney | IMF

As part of Basel III reforms, the Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR) is a new prudential liquidity rule aimed at limiting excess maturity transformation risk in the banking sector and promoting funding stability. The revised package has been issued for...

01.09.2013 | BIS, OICV-IOSCO | BIS, OICV-IOSCO

This document presents the final policy framework that establishes minimum standards for margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives as agreed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) and the International Organization of...

30.08.2013 | Basel Committee on Banking Supervision | Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

This report provides an overview of the Committee’s Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP), which includes (i) monitoring the progress of Basel Committee members in adopting the globally agreed Basel III standards; and (ii) assessing the...

31.07.2013 | OICV-IOSCO | OICV-IOSCO

These Principles are intended to promote the reliability of benchmark determinations, and address benchmark governance, quality and accountability mechanisms. They are intended provide guidance to administrators, submitters and regulators and...

01.07.2013 | S. Ben Naceur, M. Kandil | IMF

The aim of this paper is to investigate the impact of the adoption and implementation of the Basel I Accord on credit availability using a sample of countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

01.05.2013 | IMF, The World Bank | IMF, The World Bank

This assessment is based on IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulations approved in 2010 and the Methodology updated in 2011. The review entailed the inspection programs for various supervised entities, the cycle, scope, basis for and...

28.02.2013 | Financial Stability Board | Financial Stability Board

This review examines progress made by the South African authorities in implementing reforms in interagency coordination and the regulatory structure, and in the regulation of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets. These areas were...

01.10.2012 | Association of African Central Banks, MFW4A | MFW4A

The Report summarizes the roundtable discussions held on The Cross-border Regulation and Supervision of Regional Banks in Africa during the 2012 IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington, DC.

01.05.2012 | T. Poghosyan | IMF

This paper analyzes factors driving persistently higher financial intermediation costs in low-income countries (LICs) relative to emerging market (EMs) country comparators. Using the net interest margin as a proxy for financial intermediation costs...

29.12.2011 | Chief Economist Complex | AfDB

This brief explores the challenges and opportunities associated with adopting the Basel III regulatory framework for Africa in the light of the lessons of past experience in capacity development for financial risk management.

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