of the Basel II
"Bernanke Blinks on Basel II,
Accepts Warnings from SBC"
Basel II Delayed
"Complexity is Not Clarity"
Exposure at Default
"Washington and the Crisis in Detroit"
"Basel II -- No Margin of Safety:
New bank-capital requirements
are based on ruinous risk models."
Basel II Issues Review
Implementation of the Basel II Accord on credit risk alignment will affect banking worldwide.
See an Online Briefing
overview of the emerging rules governing risk.
More Policy Coverage
"Do the Housing GSEs
Threaten the US Economy?"
"Interactive Data: Moving the Pipeline Forward"
April 3, 2006
"Baker Holds Hearing on Interactive Data"
April 3, 2006
"XBRL: Give Them the Tools and They Will Finish the Job"
February 21, 2006
Peter J. Wallison
"Are the Outside
Why structured data
drives improved analytics.
- International Economy
Winter 2005 (pdf)
Feb 10, 2006:
"Regulators Affirm Tough Bank Audit Rules"
Jan 3, 2006:
"Just What Do Restatements Indicate?"
Nov 30, 2005:
"Is 2006 the Year of the Non-Accelerated Filer?"
We discuss the need for improved transparency of public financial data.
"Are Equity Markets Complete
and Sufficient to Predict
IRA's industry report on
where financial analytics
Our Original August 2003
IRA's Regulatory Comments and RFI Responses
Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making (ANPR)
OCC 5-16/FRS R-1238/FDIC RIN 3064-AC96/OTS 2005-40 - Risk Based Capital Guidelines, Capital Adequacy Guidelines, Capital Maintenance: Domestic Capital Modifications, January 9, 2006