Trade finance: latest revisions to its treatment in Basel III (June 2012)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, Jun 12, 2012

By Andrew Cornford

In these remarks, Geneva-based analyst Andrew Cornford explains what was the treatment of trade finance in Basel I, II and III, and what has changed with the reforms released in October 2011. The remarks were delivered at a panel on “Post-crisis financial regulations and their implications” of the UNCTAD Multi-Year Expert Meeting on Services, Development and Trade: the Regulatory and Institutional Dimension.

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