New Zealand proposes partial earlier adoption of Basel III capital requirements

RBNZ: early adoption of Basel III

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) is proposing to implement the capital conservation and countercyclical buffers of the Basel III framework in full from January 1, 2014 – two years ahead of the timetable set down by the Basel Committee.

The proposals were included in a consultation paper, Further elements of Basel III capital adequacy requirements in New Zealand, which the RBNZ released last week. In addition, banks will have to meet the minimum capital ratios in full from 2013, as set out

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: