Author(s): Stefan W. Schmitz
Date published: Oct 2019
SUERF Policy Note, Issue No 106
by Stefan W. Schmitz, Oesterreichische Nationalbank
JEL-codes: E51, G21, G28.
Keywords: Regulation, Basel III, bank behavioral reactions to regulation, regulatory impact assessments, macroprudential stress tests.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision currently evaluates the Basel III reform package. A recent BCBS Working Paper finds that bank behavioral reactions to the package largely consist of measures that strengthen bank resilience, such as increases of capital and of high quality liquid assets (HQLA), the reduction of non-performing exposures and of non-core assets, the lengthening of funding tenors and the shift to more stable funding sources.
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