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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Basel III: minimum requirements to ensure the loss absorbency of regulatory capital at the point of non-viability

17 January 2011

On 13 January 2011 the Basel Committee published the minimum requirements for regulatory capital to ensure loss absorbency at the point of non-viability. Together with the criteria set out in "Basel III: A global regulatory framework for more resilient banks and banking systems" published in December 2010, we now have greater clarity as to the shape of bank capital in future years. However, questions still remain.

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