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Part IV Other Risks, 20 Concentration and Large Exposures

From: International Regulation of Banking: Capital and Risk Requirements (2nd Edition)

Simon Gleeson

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From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 25 September 2020

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Regulation of banks — Basel 3 — UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) — Bonds
20.01 The large exposures regime is one of the two substantial components of the prudential capital regulatory system—the other being liquidity—which did not fall within the Basel II regime. Liquidity has now been brought within the Basel III regime, and it is likely that in the fullness of time large exposures will also be harmonized in this way. However, unlike liquidity, large exposures are dealt with within the EU capital directives,1 and it is that regime which forms the basis for this chapter. 20.02 The essence of the large exposures regime is the idea that...
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