Basel Committee - publication statuses

All Basel Committee publications have an associated status. This page describes the meaning of the various statuses, which vary according to the type of publication.

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Standards, guidelines, sound practices and FAQs

  • Current: The publication has been finalised by the Committee and is currently in effect.
  • Forthcoming: The publication has been finalised by the Committee, but is not yet in effect (the scheduled implementation date has not yet been reached).
  • Superseded: The publication has ceased to be in effect, typically because there is a new version of the publication.
  • Modified: Parts of the publication are in effect, but parts have been superseded by other Committee publications.

Implementation, QIS, working papers, newsletters and other

  • Current: The latest version in a series of publications on a given topic.
  • Superseded: An older version in a series of documents on a given topic.

Consultative documents

  • Open: The comment period for the consultative document is open.
  • Closed: The comment period for the consultative document is closed.