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Risk Management News Updates, October 20th 2010
A weekly roundup of risk management news

October 20, 2010 | Aditya Puri

BCBS sets 2015 deadline
Banks will have until 2015 to fully implement the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's (BCBS) new liquidity rules which will be phased in starting in 2011 and take effect in 2015, following an observation period. The BCBS didn't set out a specific liquidity ratio saying it will present details on this before the end of 2010.

IOSCO forms task force for OTC derivatives regulation
The Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has formed a task force on over the counter (OTC) derivatives regulation in order to coordinate securities and futures regulators' efforts and oversight structures related to OTC derivatives markets.

EU funds research on systemic financial risks
The European Commission is funding new research into the systemic financial market risks, arising from digital information and transaction systems. The three year project will analyse global information, communication and technology based financial transactions, along with Internet search queries, to monitor the build-up of risk in the financial system and the economy.

Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker

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Categories: Risk And Regulation Working Group
Keywords: BCBS, IOSCO