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ALSO CALLED: Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, New Basel Capital Accord, Basel Capital Accord, Basel 2
DEFINITION: Basel II is an international business standard that requires financial institutions to maintain enough cash reserves to cover risks incurred by operations. The Basel accords are a series of recommendations on banking laws and regulations issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BSBS). The name for the accords is derived from Basel, Switzerland, where the committee that maintains the accords  … 
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Impact of Regulations on Risk and Trading Analytics in Capital Markets
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: New and pending regulations such as Basel III implemented in the wake of the recent credit crisis are having a profound impact on the risk analytics strategies of capital markets firms. Read this white paper to discover what best practices and technologies firms are leveraging to ensure regulatory compliance in this new environment.
Posted: 03 Dec 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

Algorithmics and IBM Platform Computing Solution for Financial Markets
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how spreading the computational demands of advanced risk analytics across a grid computing environment enables today's banks to cost-effectively perform risk simulations for their largest trading counterparties in a few minutes, comply with post-crisis regulations such as Basel III, and much more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

Laws, regulations and compliance: Top tips for keeping your data under your control
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the rules, looks at the main threats to security compliance and highlights how a well-defined strategy, backed up by powerful technology, can provide the solution.
Posted: 22 Dec 2008 | Published: 22 Dec 2008

Sophos, Inc.
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BASEL II DEFINITION (continued): …  meets. Basel II improved on Basel I, first enacted in the 1980s, by offering more complex models for calculating regulatory capital. Essentially, the accord mandates that banks holding riskier assets should be required to have more capital on hand than those maintaining safer portfolios. Basel II also requires companies to publish both the details of risky investments and risk management practices. The full title of the accord is Basel II: The International Convergence of Capital Measurement and Capital Standards - A Revised Framework. The three essential requirements of Basel II are: Mandating … 
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