BCBS publications

The Basel Committee produces publications relating to capital adequacy (the best known of which is Basel III), accounting and auditing, banking problems, cross-border issues, core principles for effective banking supervision, credit risk and securitisation, market risk, the combating of money laundering and terrorist financing, operational risk, and transparency and disclosure. More about our publication types.

  • Guidelines
  • Sound practices
  • Others

Publication status

  • Consultative (closed)
  • Final

Date Type Publication 
23 Nov 2016

Revisions to the annex on correspondent banking

04 Feb 2016

General guide to account opening

16 Jul 2015

General guide to account opening - consultative document

15 Jan 2014
DE ES FR

Sound management of risks related to money laundering and financing of terrorism

27 Jun 2013

Sound management of risks related to money laundering and financing of terrorism - consultative document

12 May 2009

Due diligence and transparency regarding cover payment messages related to cross-border wire transfers - final paper

17 Jul 2008

Due diligence and transparency regarding cover payment messages related to cross-border wire transfers - consultative paper

12 Oct 2007

Transparency in payments messages

01 Jan 2005

Initiatives by the BCBS, IAIS and IOSCO to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism - Update

20 Aug 2003

Consolidated KYC Risk Management - consultative document

12 Jun 2003

Initiatives by the BCBS, IAIS and IOSCO to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism

12 Feb 2003
DE ES FR

General Guide to Account Opening and Customer Identification

24 Jan 2003
DE ES IT

Parallel-owned banking structures

17 Apr 2002

Sharing of financial records between jurisdictions in connection with the fight against terrorist financing

04 Oct 2001

Customer due diligence for banks - final document

31 Jan 2001

Customer due diligence for banks - consultative document

28 Dec 1988
DE FR IT

Prevention of criminal use of the banking system for the purpose of money-laundering