The Basel capital accords in developing countries
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The Basel capital accords in developing countries challenges for development finance

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Basel II -- (2004),
  • Development banks -- Developing countries,
  • Bank capital -- Standards

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Ricardo Gottschalk.
ContributionsGottschalk, Ricardo, 1964-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG1976.D44 B37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23919156M
ISBN 109780230222243
LC Control Number2009044536

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The new Basel Accord framework relies on markets and supervisors to discipline banks. Yet both markets and supervisors fail, and more so in developing countries than in high-income countries. THE BASEL CAPITAL ACCORD. The Base Capital Accordl th,e curren internationat l framework on capita adequacyl wa adoptes, in d by a group of centra bankl ans d othe nationar l supervisory authorities workin, througg thh Basee l Committee on Bankin Supervisiong. [note: 1] The Base Committel on Bankine Supervisiong establishe, id n. File Size: KB. The new Basel Accord framework relies on markets and supervisors to discipline banks. Yet both markets and supervisors fail, and more so in developing countries than in high-income countries. Therefore, the new Accord is not, as its designers claim, suitable for wide application. The Basel Accords represent agreement of member countries of the Basel Committee on the need and method to strengthen regulation in order to achieve and sustain a sound international banking system. The Accords are designed to satisfy a yearning of industrialized countries for a common framework for the supervision of internationally active banks.

List of Basel Accord Countries. This list identifies countries that qualify under the definition of “Basel Accord countries” in the General Notes and Definitions to Form 1. This list is to be used by Dealer Members for the capital requirements on transactions with File Size: KB. The New Basel Capital Accord will have an impact on all of the U.S. banks, regardless of size. It should create a new wave of risk management techniques and technology to help supplement lending practices in this country's banking industry. Benton Gup has assembled some of the leading thinkers in international banking to examine Basel II and Cited by: This report explores the link between the new Basel Capital Accord and commodity finance for developing countries. It explains the basic principles of Basel 2, and how various mechanisms have been built into the Accord which can, in principle, help developing countries to mitigate or overcome any a priorinegative effects. It then explores. Gottschalk, Ricardo () The Basel capital accords in developing countries. Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN Abstract. This book is about the portion of the banking regulation package that takes the form of capital rules.