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International Regulation of Banking - Capital and Risk Requirements, 2nd Edition by Gleeson, Simon (4th October 2012) [OLD EDITION]

Part VI Bank Group Supervision, 27 Pillar Three—Disclosure Requirements

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

Simon Gleeson

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Subject(s):
Credit risk — Capital adequacy — Equity — Bonds
27.01 Pillar three constitutes a disclosure regime for regulated banks. The aim is to provide sufficient transparency for investors so as to ensure that the price which banks pay to raise capital in the market reflects the level of risk undertaken by the bank. 27.02 The basis for the Pillar three approach is the idea that regulators can take advantage of market pricing as an aid to supervision. The idea is that the more information counterparties have about a bank, the better a position they are in to make decisions about the relative riskiness of exposures to...
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