Appropriateness of Jamaica's Risk Weighted Assets Composition and Methodology and Capital Adequacy Standards for Securities Dealers

This technical paper looks at the international best practices vs current prudential standards in Jamaica and uneven regulations for RWA practicies for banks and securities dealers in jamaica as well as across regions or jurisdictions. This paper is written with a view of revisiting the capital framework for securities dealers. Conclusion should include possible options to reform the existing framework for securities dealers