Basel Committee releases interim rules for CCP capital requirements


The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) today (July 25) revealed interim rules for the capitalisation of bank exposures to central counterparties (CCPs).

The BCBS said the rules seek to fulfil the G-20 goal of encouraging banks to make greater use of CCPs, while ensuring that banks' exposures are sufficiently capitalised.

One of the main additions revealed today is the use of principles set out by the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) and the International Organization

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