International Regulation of Banking: Capital and Risk Requirements by Simon GleesonInternational Regulation of Banking: Capital and Risk Requirements by Simon Gleeson

International Regulation of Banking: Capital and Risk Requirements

bySimon Gleeson

Hardcover | October 15, 2012

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Financial capital regulation drives almost every aspect of the financial markets, from the structures of financial groups and the way they raise capital to the development of investment structures and financial engineering such as derivatives, securitisations, structured finance, creditderivatives, repos and stock lending. This new edition of the leading guide on the structure of bank financial regulation is invaluable for lawyers and other non-statisticians interested in the regulatory drivers which shape modern financial transactions and techniques. The legal and regulatory principles which underlie the regulationsare articulated here in a structured and accessible format without formulae. The first edition of International Regulation of Banking based on Basel II has now been updated in this second edition to take Basel III into account. There is clear sign-posting on what is current and what will beimplemented after 2013 for Basel III, and explanation of the new liquidity and leverage requirements which Basel III will impose on banks.The Basel III proposals provide rules for short and long-term liquidity, cleared derivatives, and revised rules for trading book, and securitisation and risk retention. Although not yet enacted in national law, banks and their legal advisors need to be preparing for compliance under the forthcomingrequirements. This book assists with that process by analysing the impact of complex risk calculations, and explaining the principles of regulatory capital.
Simon joined Clifford Chance in 2007 as a Partner in the firm's International Financial Markets group. He specialises in financial markets law and regulation, clearing, settlement and derivatives. Simon's experience includes advising Governments, regulators and public bodies as well as banks, investment firms, fund managers and other ...
Title:International Regulation of Banking: Capital and Risk RequirementsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:440 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.03 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199643989

ISBN - 13:9780199643981


Table of Contents

Part I - The Elements of Bank Financial Supervision1. Introduction to Banks and Banking2. Why are Banks Supervised?3. Basel and International Bank Regulation4. Basel III5. The Bank Capital Calculation6. The Bank Capital Calculation - Basel IIIPart II - Commercial Banking7. Credit Risk8. The Standardized Approach9. Model Based Approaches to Risk Weighting10. The Internal Ratings Based Approach11. Netting, Collateral, and Credit Risk MitigationPart III - Investment Banking12. The Trading Book13. Securities Underwriting14. Trading Book Models15. Credit Derivatives16. Counterparty Risk17. Counterparty Credit Risks for Derivatives, Securities Financing, and Long Settlement Exposures18. Securitization and RepackagingPart IV - Other Risks19. Operational Risk Requirements20. Concentration and Large ExposuresPart V - Basel III Requirements21. Liquidity22. The Leverage Ratio23. Clearing and Exposures to CCPsPart VI - Bank Group Supervision24. Group Supervision25. Financial Conglomerates26. Cross-border and International Supervision of Bank Groups27. Pillar Three - Disclosure Requirements