QIS 3 Frequently Asked Questions

Supervisors and banks have raised the following issues since the distribution of the Basel Committee's Quantitative Impact Study 3 (QIS 3). These FAQs are intended to facilitate the completion of the QIS survey and should not be construed as a official interpretation of the final Accord. The proposed Accord reforms, their interpretation and ultimate implementation by national supervisors remain subject to change from the on-going consultative process, of which QIS 3 is an essential component.

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All questions and answers in one document: Read PDF (53 pages, 335 kb) (Updated 18 December)

Initial version of 11 October 2002: Read PDF (13 pages, 63 kb)