Topic: Basel II

Overview of Basel II Accord

Overview of Basel II Accord

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) released the revised capital accord, also called, Basel II, on June 26, 2004. The document is called “International Convergence of Capital Measurement and Capital Standards: A Revised Framework”. The significant...

The 1988 Basel Accord (Basel I)

The 1988 Basel Accord, also known as Basel I, established minimum capital standards for the banking industry by linking the banks’ capital requirements to their capital exposures. Basel I primarily focused on credit risk. The credit exposures were divided into five...

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