Basel Committee on Banking Supervision - overview

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.
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Basel III is a comprehensive set of reform measures, developed by the BCBS, to strengthen the regulation, supervision and risk managment of the banking sector. The implementation of the Basel standards is monitored.

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05 Apr 2017

Global adoption of the Basel framework: enhancing financial stability across countries

Speech by Mr William Coen, Secretary General of the Basel Committee, at the 9th Islamic Financial Services Board Public Lecture on Financial Policy and Stability, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 5 April 2017.

22 Feb 2017

Introductory remarks to the public hearing of the French Senate (Commission des finances du Sénat)

Introductory remarks by Mr William Coen, Secretary General of the Basel Committee, at the public hearing by the Commission des finances du Sénat, Paris, 22 February 2017.

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13 Dec 2016

The global financial crisis and the future of international standard setting: lessons from the Basel Committee

Presentation by Mr William Coen, Secretary General of the Basel Committee, to students at Harvard Law School, on "The global financial crisis and the future of international standard setting: lessons from the Basel Committee", Cambridge, United States, 12 December 2016.

02 Dec 2016

Finalising Basel III: Coherence, calibration and complexity

Keynote speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Basel Committee and Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, at the second Conference on Banking Development, Stability and Sustainability, Santiago, 2 December 2016.

30 Nov 2016

Reflections of a Basel Committee Chairman

Keynote address by Mr Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Basel Committee and Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, at the 19th International Conference of Banking Supervisors, Santiago, 30 November 2016.

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