International regulatory framework for banks (Basel III)


  • Basel III: Capital (June 2011)
  • Basel III: Liquidity (January 2013)                                                                                                         


"Basel III" is a comprehensive set of reform measures, developed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, to strengthen the regulation, supervision and risk management of the banking sector. These measures aim to:

The reforms target:

These two approaches to supervision are complementary as greater resilience at the individual bank level reduces the risk of system wide shocks. 

            Basel III phase-in arrangements:          

            Basel III overview table:             


Basel III is part of the Committee's continuous effort to enhance the banking regulatory framework. It builds on the International Convergence of Capital Measurement and Capital Standards document (Basel II).

Compilation of documents that form the global regulatory framework for capital and liquidity (Basel II, Basel 2.5 and Basel III)