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Synonyms for Basel

a city in northwestern Switzerland

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The chairman of Bahrain-based Ithmaar Bank, Prince Amr Al Faisal, has said that Basel III norms would have disastrous consequences on the banking system in third world nations.
infrastructure, Biz$core DRisk is a quick-to-implement Basel solution," said iCreate.
How do you differentiate between Art Basel and Art Basel Miami Beach (Art Basel's 'sister' event, launched ten years ago)?
This raises the issue of geographical variations in how Basel III is implemented.
Monika has a depth of experience in advising banks and regulators across Europe, Latin America, Asia and Middle East; including the UK FSA and the Dutch National Bank, on the implementation of the Basel II framework since 2001.
Both companies share a commitment to excellence and innovation," said Basel Al Kasem, CEO, Al Basel Group.
banking and thrift agencies proceed with the deliberative process for implementing Basel II, it is important that the new capital framework does not produce unintended consequences, such as significant reductions in overall capital levels or the creation of substantial new competitive inequities between certain categories of insured depository institutions.
Under Basel II, the capital percentage will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis and for low risk assets it will be greatly reduced.
The Basel show reveals a brilliant painter, draughtsman, and printmaker with pan-European ambitions.
financial industry regulator the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has announced new rules for banking industry compliance with the credit risk requirements of the Basel II accord.
University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; and ([dagger]) Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
Central bankers from Japan, the United States and 11 other major economies adopted Saturday a new set of rules for computing commercial banks' capital adequacy ratios that will replace the existing global standard of the Bank for International Settlements at a meeting in Basel, Switzerland.
The main treaty that regulates hazardous waste trades today is the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal.
United entertain FC Basel at St James' Park in their second-round, second-leg tie on Thursday night having returned home from Switzerland with an excellent 3-2 victory.