Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision provides a forum for regular cooperation on banking supervisory matters. Its objective is to enhance understanding of key supervisory issues and improve the quality of banking supervision worldwide. 

The Committee's members come from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. The present Chairman of the Committee is Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of Sveriges Riksbank. More...

Public consultation is an integral element of the Basel Committee's standard setting process. See the list of the Committee's proposals that are currently open for comment.

What's new

Date Basel Committee
23 Apr 2014

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William Coen appointed as the next Secretary General of the Basel Committee

16 Apr 2014

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Frequently Asked Questions on Basel III's January 2013 Liquidity Coverage Ratio

15 Apr 2014

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Final standard for measuring and controlling large exposures published by the Basel Committee

15 Apr 2014

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Supervisory framework for measuring and controlling large exposures - final standard

10 Apr 2014

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Capital standard for bank exposures to central counterparties finalised by the Basel Committee

10 Apr 2014

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Capital requirements for bank exposures to central counterparties - final standard

07 Apr 2014

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Progress report on implementation of the Basel regulatory framework

31 Mar 2014

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Guidance on external audits of banks issued by the Basel Committee

31 Mar 2014

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External audits of banks - final document

31 Mar 2014

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New approach for measuring counterparty credit risk exposures finalised by the Basel Committee

31 Mar 2014

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The standardised approach for measuring counterparty credit risk exposures

18 Mar 2014

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Risk Weight for the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF)

17 Mar 2014

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Assessment of Basel III capital regulations in Australia concluded by the Basel Committee

17 Mar 2014

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Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP) - Assessment of Basel III regulations in Australia

06 Mar 2014

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Basel III monitoring results published by the Basel Committee

06 Mar 2014

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Results of the Basel III monitoring exercise as of 30 June 2013

23 Jan 2014

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Fundamental elements of a bank's capital planning process issued by the Basel Committee

23 Jan 2014

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A sound capital planning process: fundamental elements

23 Jan 2014

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Revised good practice principles for supervisory colleges - consultative report issued by the Basel Committee

23 Jan 2014

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Revised good practice principles for supervisory colleges - consultative document