OSFI requires all institutions to implement the Basel III framework, and the new composition of capital disclosure requirements. This document presents capital structure and adequacy calculations based on Basel III guidelines on both an “All‐in” basis (after the transition period for the phasing‐in of deductions ends on January • Basel III promotes the build-up of capital buffers in good times that can be drawn down in periods of stress, as well as clear capital conservation requirements to prevent the inappropriate distribution of capital. • Basel III introduces a leverage ratio, which has system-wide benefits by To implement this law, the BSP issued Circular No. 858 dated 21 November 2014, providing the new capital computation for FBBs. In October 2014, Circular No. 856 Basel III Framework for Dealing with Domestic Systemically Important Banks (DSIBs) was issued to address systemic risk and interconnectedness by identifying banks which are deemed systemically important within the domestic banking industry. Basel III regulation aﬀects the capital ratio numerator by increasing the quantity of the required capital (e.g. via the introduction of additional buﬀers) as well as by improving its quality (e.g. by phasing out intangibles, such asDTAs and goodwill).