The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) is located at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland and is the global standard setting body for the prudential regulation of banks. Known as the Basel framework.

Their publication Basel III: A global regulatory framework for more resilient banks and banking systems  focused on new capital requirements whilst Basel III The Liquidity Coverage Ratio and liquidity risk monitoring tools introduced new measures for liquidity.

The South African Reserve Bank is a member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.


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