IMF paper outlines unintended consequences of Basel III and Solvency II


An International Monetary Fund paper, published on Monday, identifies a range of unintended consequences from Basel III and Solvency II regulations.

The paper's authors, Ahmed Al-Darwish, Michael Hafeman, Gregorio Impavido, Malcolm Kemp and Padraic O'Malley, examine similarities and differences among Pillar one requirements of Basel III and Solvency II, and discuss possible unintended consequences from their implementation.

The authors acknowledge that there can be significant overlap in the

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