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Workshop on the Definition of Capital and Capital Management

April 13, 2009
Bank of Japan
Center for Advanced Financial Technology

The Bank of Japan held a workshop on "The Definition of Capital and Capital Management" on October 29, 2008. Presentations were given on the following topics.

Wednesday, 29 October

1. "Discussions on Regulatory Capital: Work in the Basel Committee's Subgroup on the Definition of Capital"
Yoshinori Nakata, Director, Head of International Affairs Section, Financial Systems and Bank Examination Department, Bank of Japan

2. "The Use of Hybrid Capital Instruments by Banks in Asia" (PDF 519KB)
Michele Barlow, Senior Director, Merrill Lynch (Hong Kong)

3. "The Role of Capital in Bank Rating"
Yuri Yoshida, Senior Analyst, Standard & Poor's

4. "Discussions on the Definition of Capital and Economic Capital Management"
Yuji Morimoto, President, Capitas Consulting Corporation

Summary and Q&A

  • Picture: Workshop Scene