Basel III Is Not The End Of Regulatory Overhaul

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 10:06 AM EDT) -- The U.S. bank regulatory agencies recently approved a final rule establishing a new comprehensive regulatory capital framework for essentially all U.S. banking organizations, including banks, savings associations, most top-tier U.S. bank holding companies (BHCs) and savings and loan holding companies (SLHCs) other than those with significant commercial or insurance underwriting activities.

The final rule brings the United States substantially into compliance with the Basel III capital framework, replaces the existing U.S. Basel I risk-based capital regime and implements several capital changes required by the Dodd-Frank Wall...
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