The US debate about the final Basel III Accord


December 13, 2023, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EST
Virtual Event
Nicolas Véron (PIIE), Stephen G. Cecchetti (Brandeis International Business School) and Yao Zeng (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)

Event Summary

In July 2023, US bank regulatory agencies published regulatory proposals known as the Basel III Endgame, transposing the final agreement made in the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in late 2017. This session assesses the related policy trade-offs and the heated debate the proposals have triggered.

Joining this episode of Financial Statements are:


Nicolas Véron
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)


Stephen Cecchetti 
Rosen Family Chair in International Finance, Brandeis International Business School

Yao Zeng 
Cynthia and Bennett Golub Endowed Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School



About This Series

Financial Statements is a biweekly virtual event series hosted by Nicolas Véron that explores changes in the world of finance, encompassing themes of financial services regulation, corporate finance and governance, systemic fragility and crises, and structural changes driving business and policy trends in the financial sector.