Basel Committee publishes final NSFR: The Basel Committee has published the final standard for the Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR). The key changes introduced in respect of the January 2014 consultation relate to derivatives, initial margin assets and short-term exposures to financial institutions. The Basel Committee will consult on disclosure standards for the NSFR around the year end. The NSFR itself will be applicable from 1 January 2018. (Source: Basel III: The NSFR)

Basel Committee speaks on Basel III implementation: Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Basel Committee, has spoken on the progress in implementing the Basel III capital framework. He said that, as part of its regulatory consistency assessment programme (RCAP), the Basel Committee plans to expand its jurisdictional assessments to include the implementation of standards regarding liquidity, leverage and systemically important banks. (Source: Basel III Implementation)