Global regulators tasked with setting buffer levels for major financial firms are reportedly...

|By:, SA News Editor

Global regulators tasked with setting buffer levels for major financial firms are reportedly leaning towards a tiered system of 3-6 capital surcharges depending on a lender's size. That would be good news for second-tier banks in the U.S. and Europe, which would have suffered disproportionately from an across-the-board surcharge.