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Almost a Full Picture -- New Banking Regime under Basel III

By Morrison & Foerster LLP Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5847 SUMMARY: This commentary summarizes the Basel III rules. The rules are contained in two separate documents: (1) Basel III: A global regulatory framework for more resilient banks and banking systems and (2) Basel III: International...

Structuring Bail-In Proposals?

By Morrison & Foerster LLP Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5849 SUMMARY: One important aspect of the international response to the financial crisis is the ongoing work in relation to proposals that banks and other financial institutions be required to issue debt with "bail-in"...

The New Global Minimum Capital Standards under Basel III

By Morrison & Foerster LLP Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5850 SUMMARY: This commentary summarizes the new global minimum capital standards under Basel III. Article : On September 12, 2010, the Group of Central Bank Governors and Heads of Supervision, the oversight body of the Basel...

Transatlantic Navigation of Securitization Reforms: A Guide (May 2011)

By Morrison & Foerster LLP Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5902 SUMMARY: This EIA is a guide to the principal EU and US securitization regulatory developments and the challenges and prospects for transatlantic securitization issuers and investors. ARTICLE: The frequency and volume of...