The aim is to shield taxpayers from having to bail out banks as they did in the 2007-2009 financial crisis.
The extra capital requirements range from 1 to 3.5% spread over five "buckets", with full compliance by 2019. They come on top of the 7% minimum capital holdings all banks across the world must have by 2019.
The FSB was publishing an annual update of its list of globally systemic banks with still no bank occupying the top 'bucket' with a 3.5% extra capital buffer requirement.
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