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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to give the listener an overview of the Capital Requirements Directive and the reasons it has recently come under scrutiny by EU lawmakers. It looks at the propsed amendments that practitioners should be aware of and the important changes that have already been introduced. In addition, it looks at the revised definition of capital under article 57(a) and the criteria for the categories in the guidelines.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the composition of the Capital Requirements Directive;
  • Know what amendments have been proposed to the Directive;
  • Be aware of the important changes that have already been introduced in this area;
  • Understand the revised definition of capital under Article 57(a) of the Capital Requirements Directive;
  • Be familiar with the criteria for the categories in the CEBS guidelines.
Level:
Complex Difficulty: 4 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • The Banking Consolidation Directive (2006/48/EC);
  • The Capital Adequacy Directive (2006/49/EC).
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This podcast looks at the Capital Requirements Directive and the recent amendments that have been proposed. In particular, it focuses on the revised definition of capital under Article 57(a) and looks at the guidelines introduced by the Committee of European Banking Supervisors.

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-09-26

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