Basel Committee speeches

26 February 2014

Banking on leverage

Keynote address by Mr Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, to the 10th Asia-Pacific High-Level Meeting on Banking Supervision, jointly organised by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), the Financial Stability Institute (FSI), and the Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks Working Group on Banking Supervision (EMEAP WGBS), Auckland, New Zealand, 25-27 February 2014


31 January 2014

Finishing the job: next steps for the Basel Committee

Keynote address by Mr Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, to the Ninth BCBS-FSI High-Level Meeting on "Strengthening financial sector supervision and current regulatory priorities" in Cape Town, South Africa, 30-31 January 2014.


18 November 2013

Strengthening bank capital - Basel III and beyond

Keynote address by Mr Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, to the Ninth High Level Meeting for the Middle East & North Africa Region, jointly organised by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the Financial Stability Institute and the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 18 November 2013.


26 September 2013

The evolution of the Basel Committee

Welcome and keynote address by Mr Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, at a symposium to mark 25 years of the Basel Capital Accord: "25 years of international financial regulation: Challenges and opportunities", Basel, 26 September 2013.


10 September 2013

Global Consistency in Financial Regulation: Is the glass half full, half empty, or just more transparent?

Remarks by Mr Wayne Byres, Secretary General, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the RiskMinds Risk and Regulation Forum, Nice, France, 10 September 2013.


12 March 2013

Where to next? Priorities and themes for the Basel Committee

Keynote address by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision to the Third BCBS-FSI High-Level Meeting for Central and Eastern Europe on "Strengthening Financial Sector Supervision and Current Regulatory Priorities", 12 March 2013.


26 February 2013

Simplicity, risk sensitivity and comparability: the regulatory balancing act

Speech by Mr Wayne Byres, Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, prepared for the BCBS-EMEAP-FSI High-Level Meeting, Seoul, Korea, 25-26 February 2013.


24 January 2013

From ideas to implementation

Remarks by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 8th High Level Meeting organised by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the Financial Stability Institute and hosted by the South African Reserve Bank, Cape Town, 24 January 2013.


06 January 2013

Speaking note from a press conference following a meeting of the GHOS (including audio file of the full press conference)

Remarks by Mr Mervyn King, Chairman of the Governors and Heads of Supervision (GHOS) and Governor of the Bank of England, at a press conference following a meeting of the GHOS, Bank for International Settlements, Basel, 6 January 2013.


15 November 2012

Current focus of the Basel Committee: Raising the bar

Remarks by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of Sveriges Riksbank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 7th High Level Meeting jointly organised by the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the Financial Stability Institute, Panama City, Panama, 15 November 2012.


06 November 2012

Basel III: Necessary, but not sufficient

Remarks by Mr Wayne Byres, Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, prepared for the Financial Stability Institute's 6th Biennial Conference on Risk Management and Supervision, Basel, 6 November 2012.


24 October 2012

Regulatory reforms - incentives matter (can we make bankers more like pilots?)

Remarks by Mr Wayne Byres, Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, to the Bank of Portugal conference on "Global Risk Management: Governance and Control", Lisbon, 24 October 2012.


17 October 2012

Basel III is simpler and stronger

Op-ed by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, published in the Wall Street Journal, 15 October 2012.


13 September 2012

Regulatory reform: getting it done

Remarks by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of Sveriges Riksbank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 17th International Conference of Banking Supervisors, Istanbul, 13 September 2012.


20 January 2012

SIFIs: is there a need for a specific regulation on systematically important financial institutions?

Introductory remarks of Mr Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, for the roundtable discussion at the European Ideas Network Seminar on "Long-term growth: organizing the stability and attractiveness of European Financial Markets", Berlin (Deutsche Bank), 19-20 January 2012.


16 November 2011

Talk is Cheap - Putting Policies into Practice

Remarks of Mr Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, prepared for the FSI-ASBA 6th high-level meeting: "Strengthening financial sector supervision and regulatory priorities in the Americas", San Francisco, United States, 16 November 2011.


14 October 2011

Basel III: New strains and old debates - challenges for supervisors, risk managers and auditors

Speech by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, at the Bank of Portugal conference on "Basel III and the new challenges for supervisors, risk managers and auditors", Lisbon, 14 October 2011.


11 July 2011

Regulatory reform: remaining challenges

Speech by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, at the annual Pierre Werner Lecture, Luxembourg, 7 July 2011.


24 May 2011

Basel III: a roadmap to better banking regulation and supervision

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and President of De Nederlandsche Bank at the FSI High-Level Meeting on the New Framework to Strengthen Financial Stability and Regulatory Priorities, St. Petersburg, Russia, 24 May 2011.


06 April 2011

Basel III: stronger banks and a more resilient financial system

Speech by Mr Stefan Walter, Secretary General, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at a Conference on Basel III by the Financial Stability Institute, Basel, 6 April 2011.


27 January 2011

The New Framework for Banking Supervision

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and President of De Nederlandsche Bank at the FSI High Level Meeting on "The Emerging Framework to Strengthen Banking Regulation and Financial Stability" for Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, 27 January 2011.


18 January 2011

Basel III and beyond

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and President of De Nederlandsche Bank at the High Level Meeting on Better Supervision and Better Banking in a Post-crisis Era, FSI and EMEAP Working Group on Banking Supervision (hosted by Bank Negara Malaysia), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17 January 2011.


09 November 2010

Basel III and Financial Stability

Speech by Mr Stefan Walter, Secretary General, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 5th Biennial Conference on Risk Management and Supervision, Financial Stability Institute, Bank for International Settlements, Basel, 3-4 November 2010.


23 September 2010

Achieving Good Regulatory Outcomes - The Way Forward

Welcome speech by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Managing Director, MAS, to the International Conference on Banking Supervisors (ICBS), Singapore, 22 September 2010.


22 September 2010

A new regulatory landscape

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and President of De Nederlandsche Bank at the 16th International Conference of Banking Supervisors, Singapore, 22 September 2010.
 
Also available in: German, Spanish, French, Italian


21 September 2010

Basel III: towards a safer financial system

Speech by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, at the 3rd Santander International Banking Conference, Madrid, 15 September 2010.
 
Also available in: German, Spanish, French, Italian


03 September 2010

Fundamentally strengthening the regulatory framework for banks

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and President of De Nederlandsche Bank at the Korea-FSB Financial Reform Conference: An Emerging Market Perspective, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 3 September 2010.


11 June 2010

The Basel Committee and Regulatory Reform

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the Institute of International Finance 2010 Spring Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 11 June 2010.


03 May 2010

Basel II and Revisions to the Capital Requirements Directive

Remarks by Mr Stefan Walter, Secretary General, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, to the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs on the BCBS's reform programme, 3 May 2010.


30 Mar 2009

Basel Committee initiatives in response to the financial crisis

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament (ECON), Brussels, 30 March 2009.


13 Feb 2009

The future of supervision

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the FSI High Level Seminar, Cape Town, South Africa, 29 January 2009.


17 Nov 2008

The Importance of Banking Supervision in Financial Stability

Keynote address by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the High Level Meeting "The Role of Banking and Banking Supervision in Financial Stability", Beijing, 17 November 2008.


25 Sep 2008

Responding to Uncertainty

Speech by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the International Conference of Banking Supervisors 2008, Brussels, Belgium, 24 September 2008.


30 Apr 2008

Banking supervision in Europe - developments and challenges

Speech by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 36th Economics Conference 2008, held at the Austrian National Bank, Vienna, 28 April 2008.


04 Mar 2008

Basel II: Market Developments and Financial Institution Resiliency

Opening address by Dr Nout Wellink, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and President of the De Nederlandsche Bank, at the Risk Minds Asia conference, 4-6 March 2008.


27 Feb 2008

Recent Market Turmoil: Implications for Supervisors and Risk Managers

Keynote address by Dr Nout Wellink, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and President of the De Nederlandsche Bank, at the Ninth Annual Risk Management Convention of the Global Association of Risk Professionals, 26-27 February 2008.


27 Jun 2007

Basel II and Financial Institution Resiliency

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink President of De Nederlandsche Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the "Risk Capital 2007" conference, Paris, 27 June 2007.


27 Feb 2007

Risk management & financial stability - Basel II and beyond

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the GARP 2007 8th Annual Risk Management Convention and Exhibition, New York, 27 February 2007.


14 Dec 2006

Goals and strategies of the Basel Committee

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the High Level Meeting on the Implementation of Basel II in Asia and Other Regional Supervisory Priorities, Hong Kong, 11 December 2006.


9 Oct 2006

Global banking supervision in a changing financial environment

Formal opening address by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 14th International Conference of Banking Supervisors, Mérida, Mexico, 4 October 2006.