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CRD IV: implementing the Basel III reforms in Europe

20 January 2014

1 January 2014 saw the implementation of Basel III in the European Union (EU) via the Capital Requirements Directive IV (CRD IV) and the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR).

These twin pieces of regulatory reform represent the biggest change to capital requirements for financial institutions since the financial crisis. The combined reforms introduce new capital, leverage and liquidity requirements, whilst also introducing new concepts such as capital buffers and imposing regulatory frameworks on securitisations, derivatives trading and remuneration policies.

Our Financial Services Regulatory, Securitisation and Derivatives and Structured Finance teams have produced a series of briefing papers on the impact of CRD IV and the CRR. For more information on the topics covered in these briefings please contact the team members listed in the briefings.

If you would like to receive more information about our regulatory capital expertise and how we can assist you please contact John Morris.

Capital Requirements Directive IV Framework

No. 1 - Introduction to Regulatory Capital and Liquidity

No. 2 - Capital and Capital Adequacy

No. 3 - Standardised approach to credit risk in the Banking Book

No. 4 - IRB approach to credit risk in the Banking Book

No. 5 - Collateral: Funded credit risk mitigation in the Banking Book

No. 6 - Unfunded credit risk mitigation in the Banking Book: Guarantees and Credit Derivatives

No. 7 - The Securitisation Framework

No. 9 - Clearing

No. 10 - Credit Valuation Adjustment

No. 12 - Large Exposures

No. 13 - Operational Risk

No. 14 - Capital Buffers

No. 15 - Liquidity Requirements

No. 16 - Leverage Ratio

No. 17 - European Additions to Basel III

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