Industry hopes impact study will prompt Basel rewrites

05/3/2010 | (subscription required) · Reuters

Bank executives are hopeful that results of their quantitative impact study into effects of proposed rules on liquidity, capital and leverage will prompt the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision to reconsider the changes. However, the committee said it is not planning any delays. "The committee is not considering a delay. We have not in any way discussed postponing that," said Stefan Walter, secretary-general of the Basel Committee. View some frequently asked questions about the quantitative impact study.

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