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Leaning Into the Next Economy—The Counter-Cyclical Imperative

Insights - To head off the next credit bubble, banks must rethink how they make risk and capital management decisions

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is phasing in a counter-cyclical capital buffer requirement to try and prevent the buildup of excess credit growth. This is forcing bank executives and capital committees to reconsider the way they plan and manage capital and in particular, to look at what tools they need to address pro-cyclicality in current capital and risk management practices.