Basel Capital Rules Could Be Delayed: Sources
The start date for new Basel III rules on bank capital could be pushed back by six months to a year, according to three people with knowledge of current discussions.
E.U. Could Trim Bank Bonuses
E.U. banks could soon find themselves regarded in much the same way as power or water companies: entities that keep society functioning but pretty much stay in the background.
Proposed E.U. Bank Laws Tougher Than Basel Rules
The E.U. may be planning to get even tougher on bankers than the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. A parliamentary draft of a proposed law provides for higher capital reserves and lower bonuses.
EU Seeks to Close Bank Capital Loophole
The European Union will try to close a loophole that allows lenders to avoid holding sufficient capital to offset the risk on their holdings of sovereign debt,k.