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The Challenges of Basel III for Romanian Banking System


  • Anca Elena NUCU

    (“Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iaşi)


Basel III represents a fundamental review of the regulatory and supervision framework of the banking industry in the future, the aim being to strengthen the stability of the financial system. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the impact of Basel III introduction upon the banking system at European level, respectively, upon the Romanian banking system. If at European level it is estimated a substantial deficit in capital and liquidity, with major impact on profitability indicators, the impact of Basel III upon banking system in Romania is considered to be limited. The measures which credit institutions could take to mitigate the impact of alignment with the new standards are business model adjustment and balance sheet restructuring.

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  • Anca Elena NUCU, 2011. "The Challenges of Basel III for Romanian Banking System," Theoretical and Applied Economics, Asociatia Generala a Economistilor din Romania - AGER, vol. 0(12(565)), pages 59-70, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:agr:journl:v:12(565):y:2011:i:12(565):p:59-70

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