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Change to banks’ sour-loan securitization rules prompt concern, given Covid-19 crisis

By Fiona Maxwell
  • 25 Aug 2020 07:58
  • 25 Aug 2020 07:58
A likely significant increase in banks’ sour loans due to the Covid-19 crisis has prompted four influential sector groups to question the timing of an update to securitization rules, while warning standard setters that capital requirements could rise.

Proposed measures from the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision to amend the capital treatment of securitizations

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Fiona Maxwell

Senior Correspondent

Fiona Maxwell is a financial services senior correspondent at MLex in London. She began her career as a reporter for, writing about EU post-crisis regulation, and later worked for POLITICO in Brussels, covering the intersect between financial policy and politics. Prior to joining MLex, Fiona worked at the Bank of England as a policy adviser in the prudential policy directorate.

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