Examples of issues that the Council may address

The Council can e.g. issue statements concerning:

  • Credit institutions' capital needs, funding and liquidity
  • The countercyclical capital buffer, the capital conservation buffer and the systemic risk buffer
  • Identification of systemically important financial institutions and the determination of higher capital requirements in the form of SIFI buffers
  • Risk weights on exposures to specific sectors
  • Limits on large exposures
  • Disclosure requirements
  • Limits on the leverage ratio
  • Requirements for transparency and safety measures in the financial markets etc.