Tag: Basel III

Big Banks: Still Too Big To Fail?

Big Banks: Still Too Big To Fail?

Big Banks: Still Too Big To Fail? by Fran Reed, FactSet A surprising new voice has emerged in the “too big to fail” debate: a Federal Bank Reserve President. Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari this week publicly advocated for breaking […]

Hedge Fund Financing Challenges Under Basel III And Beyond

Hedge Fund Financing Challenges Under Basel III And Beyond

Accessing The Financial Power Grid: Hedge Fund Financing Challenges Under Basel III And Beyond by Jack Inglis CEO AIMA and Bob Sloan CEO S3 Partners LONDON and NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Basel III reforms have fundamentally changed how asset managers are […]

Why Risk Is So Hard To Measure

Why Risk Is So Hard To Measure

Why Risk Is So Hard To Measure Jon Danielsson London School of Economics – Systemic Risk Centre Chen Zhou De Nederlandsche Bank; Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) – Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) December 30, 2015 De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper […]

How To Become A Bank [INFOGRAPHIC]

How To Become A Bank [INFOGRAPHIC]

An applicant needs common equity Tier 1 capital of 4.5 percent of risk-weighted assets, significantly less than the 9.5 percent required under the old rules that still apply to existing banks. The Bank of England says it will use its […]

Do Strict Capital Requirements Raise The Cost Of Capital?

Do Strict Capital Requirements Raise The Cost Of Capital?

Do Strict Capital Requirements Raise The Cost Of Capital? Bank Regulation, Capital Structure, And The Low Risk Anomaly via Harvard Business School By Malcolm Baker And Jeffrey Wurgler The financial crisis has led to stricter bank capital requirements, both globally […]