Basel II

Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary

Definition: Basel II


Basel II


Full Definition of Basel II


A document written in 2004 by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, which makes more detailed recommendations for banks, building on its previous document, Basel I. Basel II includes recommendations on three main areas: risks, supervisory review, and market discipline. Many countries and banks are planning on implementing the guidelines set out in Basel II, although it may take as long as the year 2015 for full implementation.


Cite Term


To help you cite our definitions in your bibliography, here is the proper citation layout for the three major formatting styles, with all of the relevant information filled in.

Page URL
https://payrollheaven.com/define/basel-ii/
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Basel II. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 08, 2021 https://payrollheaven.com/define/basel-ii/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Basel II. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
https://payrollheaven.com/define/basel-ii/ (accessed: December 08, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Basel II. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved December 08, 2021
, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/basel-ii/

Definition Sources


Definitions for Basel II are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 14th November, 2021 | 0 Views.