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BCBS 95 is a document published by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision on January 2003 in the Cross-Border Issues category.


Shell banks and booking offices.



Through its Working Group on Cross-border Banking, the Basel Committee has been taking note of how banks are structuring and managing their global operations and has identified a number of structures which pose particular problems for effective banking supervision. This paper sets out the Committee's conclusions as regards the supervisory treatment of shell banks and booking offices.

Document Profile

  • Publication Date: January 2003
  • Publication Type: Guidelines
  • Publication Status: Current
  • Publication Category: Cross-Border Issues
  • Number of Pages: 8
  • Keywords: Financial Conglomerates, Offshore

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