Pillar 3 Disclosure Requirements

Document Properties

  • Type of Publication: Letter
  • Date: September 29, 2006
  • Reference: Banks / BHC / T&L
  • Our File: P2212-1
  • To:
    • Banks,
    • Bank Holding Companies,
    • Federally Regulated Trust and Loan Companies

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published an updated version of Basel II: International Convergence of Capital Measurement and Capital Standards: A Revised Framework - Comprehensive Version (the new Basel framework) in June 2006. The third pillar of this framework describes the disclosure requirements for institutions.

This Advisory provides additional clarification on the implementation of the Pillar 3 disclosure requirements for federally regulated deposit-taking institutions. Further clarification is given on the application of these requirements, the timing of implementation, the frequency and location of disclosures and compliance with these requirements.

Questions concerning the Advisory should be addressed to Karen Stothers via email at karen.stothers@osfi-bsif.gc.ca or by telephone at (416) 973-0744 or, in French, to Gilbert Menard via email at gilbert.menard@osfi-bsif.gc.ca or by telephone at (613) 990-8081.

  • Julie Dickson
  • Deputy Superintendent