Basel Committee tightens securitisation standards despite bank protests


The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision today revealed the final updates to its securitisation framework, which impose tougher standards on banks.

The new measures seek to increase the risk sensitivity of the framework, simplify the approaches and reduce reliance on external ratings.

A new "hierarchy of approaches" sees internal ratings-based approaches coming first, although only "sophisticated" banks are likely to be able to utilise them. Next is an external ratings-based approach and,

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 indvidual account here: