Are Basel's Capital Surcharges for Global Systemically Important Banks Too Small?

Posted: 14 Oct 2017

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S. Wayne Passmore

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Alexander von Hafften

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Date Written: February 27, 2017

Abstract

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS, the Basel Committee, or Basel) has developed a methodology for identifying global systemically important banks (G-SIBs) and standards for requiring G-SIBs to hold more common equity.

Suggested Citation

Passmore, Stuart Wayne and von Hafften, Alexander, Are Basel's Capital Surcharges for Global Systemically Important Banks Too Small? (February 27, 2017). FEDS Notes No. 2017-02-27-1 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1859, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3711700

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