The Financial Stability Board that was established in April 2009 as one of the regulatory outcomes from the global financial crisis, released an updated list of what it classifies as global systemically important banks. The 2015 update can be found here [LINK].
The methodology for rating these global banks is based on an indicator assessment that prioritises the following aspects of a bank’s business, size and importance. More information on the methodology can be found here [LINK].
Banks falling in the list may need to hold an additional capital tier known as the Total Loss Absorbing Capital Charge and they will need to ensure the following risk management infrastructure is in place.
The cost for being central within the intermediary banking system is starting to become much more apparent.