This has changed and a system was created by the BIS: the 1988 Basle Accord
So banks in the EU will have to make do with what comes out of the Basle Committee, although the Commission could go beyond the Basle Accord
in its forthcoming Directive on Capital Adequacy.
38) Appendix 1 includes a summary of the most important regulatory changes with respect to asset-backed securitisation in the proposal of the Basle Committee (2001) for a revision of the 1988 Basle Accord
on Banking Supervision.
This stands in stark contrast to the importance attached to capital adequacy in the regulation of banks, especially since the adoption of the Basle Accord
in 1988, which established risk-based capital requirements in the Group of Ten countries.
A good example is the United Nations' Basle Accord
aimed at preventing toxic materials from being dumped in nations with weak environmental safeguards--a noble purpose.
The current Basle Accord
of 1988,(7) which has been adopted by the G-10 nations(8) and most other industrialized countries,(9) is the subject of Part III, which also details the current regulations and the policy considerations that led to them.
The most recently reported capital ratios of DKB exceed the relevant risk-based capital standards established under the Basle Accord
, and the proposed transaction is not expected to have a material effect on the capital of the consolidated organization.
3 Counterparty risk is considered under the 1988 Basle Accord
in which banks are required to set aside capital for off-balance-sheet and derivative instruments (see Basle, 1988).
Ethan Kapstein's treatment of the 1987 Basle Accord
Still, the net additional value of the Basle Accord
in these dimensions is modest; as argued above, domestic government actions alone, or through bilateral understandings alone, can achieve most of the necessary accommodations to the growing internationalization of banking.
On top of that, banks must scramble to meet the so-called Basle Accord
international capital-adequacy standards.
The principal objectives of the Basle Accord
and the U.