Basel Accord


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Basel Accord

Agreement concluded among country representatives in 1988 in Switzerland to develop standardized risk-based capital requirements for banks across countries.

Basel Accord

An agreement on international banking regulations dealing with how banks handle risk. The Basel Accord focuses mainly on credit risk; it divides banks' assets into five categories according to how risky they are. The five categories are assets with no risk, 10% risk, 20%, 50% and 100%. All banks conducting international transactions are required under the Basel Accord to hold assets with no more than 8% aggregated risk. The Accord was promulgated in 1988.Banks in most G-10 countries have implemented it since the early 1990s. It is now considered largely outdated and is in the process of being replaced by Basel II. It is also called Basel I.
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1) For a fuller treatment of the Basel Accord, see Rodriguez (2002).
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Set to replace the Basel Accord of 1988, which is used by nearly all countries as the basis for the regulation of their banks, the Basel II Accord stipulates how much capital banks should hold to mitigate their risks.