The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is an international body that sets global standards for banking regulation. The Committee is made up of representatives from central banks and financial regulatory authorities from many countries, and it is hosted by the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland. The Committee seeks to promote the safety and soundness of the banking sector by making recommendations on banking regulation, and it has issued numerous recommendations, guidelines, and standards on topics such as capital adequacy, liquidity, risk management, and large exposures. The Basel Committee regularly publishes news, articles, and videos about its work, which can be found on its website and other sources. News articles about the Committee and its work often appear in financial and banking publications, as well as in general media outlets. The Committee also hosts regular events and workshops, which are often accompanied by press releases, videos, and other materials. Additionally, the Basel Committee's publications page includes research papers, publications, and other materials related to banking regulation.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has published a formal consultation paper on the prudential regulatory treatment of cryptoassets.
The Group of Central Bank Governors and Heads of Supervision (GHOS), the oversight body of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, met on 16 December to endorse a finalised prudential standard on banks' cryptoasset exposures and the Committee's work programme and strategic priorities for 2023–24.