South Africa Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

This paper discusses key findings of the Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision in South Africa. The South African banking system is highly concentrated with more than 90 percent of banking assets being controlled by the five largest banks. A...

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Corporate Author: International Monetary Fund Monetary and Capital Markets Department
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 2015, 2015
Series:IMF Staff Country Reports; Country Report
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This paper discusses key findings of the Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision in South Africa. The South African banking system is highly concentrated with more than 90 percent of banking assets being controlled by the five largest banks. A suitable legal framework for banking supervision is in place to provide each responsible authority with the necessary legal powers to authorize banks, conduct ongoing supervision, address compliance with laws, and undertake timely corrective actions to address safety and soundness concerns. The responsibilities and objectives of each of the authorities involved in banking supervision are clearly defined in legislation and publicly disclosed
Physical Description:196 p.
ISBN:1484309774
9781484309773