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Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

New Global Bank Rules Designed To Prevent Future Crises

AP | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

BERLIN (AP) — International banking regulators agreed Sunday on global rules meant to ensure banks keep enough cash in hand to survive future market...

Global Regulators Ease Rules To Boost Trade With Low-Income Countries

Posted 12.25.2011 | Business

LONDON/PARIS, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Global banking regulators eased their capital reserves rules on Tuesday to boost trade with low-income countries,...

World's Governments Need To Do More To Regulate Banks, Says Committee

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.05.2011 | Business

Global banking reform isn’t coming fast enough for the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. On Wednesday, the Basel Committee, a Swiss-based o...

Jamie Dimon: Becoming Too Big To Save -- Creating Fiscal Disaster

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon is very good at getting what he wants. And now he wants to run a bigger, more interconnected, and more global bank that -- if it were to fail -- would cause great chaos around the world.

Just Do It--Shaping the New Financial System

José Viñals | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
José Viñals

Fearful financial markets, an uncertain growth outlook, fiscal anxieties, long unemployment lines....no other financial crisis since the Great Depress...

Global Finance Proposal Threatens Trade Finance

James Bacchus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Bacchus

Financial diplomats are right in seeking tougher capital requirements for the world's banks. But they must be careful to keep any new standards from...