Basel is set to launch a consultation in April with the banks that could be hit by the reforms
As regulatory pressure mounts on the Basel
Committee on Banking Supervision to water-down its leverage
ratio reforms, eyes remain firmly on the probe into the impact
of the rules, with a key announcement on a consultation due in
the coming weeks.
As reported last week from the
FIA International Futures Industry Conference in Boca
Raton, the world’s top clearing houses said that
they expect a ruling in April on the controversial leverage
ratio rules that will impose tough capital requirements on
brokers and could force some out of business.
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