IFLR Web Seminar: Regulatory Capital and Financial Institutions Today


Corporate Finance | Capital Markets, Federal Tax, Banking + Financial Services, New Products, and Financial Institutions + Financial Services


Oliver I. Ireland

Oliver I. Ireland


The panelists discussed potential regulatory reforms, including the future of Basel II; capital ratios and risk weighting; recent investor focus on tangible common equity instead of capital ratios; the effect of fair value accounting on financial institutions; capital treatment for various securities issued as part of the government emergency measures, including CaPP and CAP; the performance of hybrid instruments during the downturn and the questions raised for issuers, bankers and rating agencies; foreign initiatives relating to regulatory capital; and considerations for Tier 1 instruments, including mandatory convertibles.

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