UK Financial Policy Committee (FPC) Issues New Recommendations on Banks

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In its latest Financial Stability Report, the FPC (a committee of the Bank of England) set out recommendations for the UK’s new regulator – the Prudential Regulation Authority – to improve the stability of the UK banking sector, including:

  • using the Basel III liquidity coverage ratio to assess liquidity;
  • increasing the consistency and comparability of Pillar 3 disclosures; and
  • calculating regulatory capital ratios under end-point Basel III definitions using the standardised approach to credit risk. Report.