Apologies for the low posting rate over the last few days – I have been finishing one Basel II project, starting another for another ADI and working on some Islamic finance projects.

As the new project is my first really serious Standardized project look to a few posts in the next few weeks on compliance for the smaller institutions. My early impressions are that the major difference in pillar one terms is the operational risk area. Pillar 2 – well who knows? It depends on your regulator. Pillar 3 reporting should be in

teresting too.