Bail-in regimes will reduce demand for bank debt - Risk.net poll

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Long-term bank funding could be put at risk by proposed new 'bail-in' regimes for failing banks, according to 77% of respondents to the latest Risk.net poll. Regulators are keen to avoid a repeat performance of the 2008 financial crisis, in which banks around the world had to be rescued with taxpayers' money, and have decided that some portion of future losses should instead be imposed on a bank's senior bondholders if the firm is close to failure. According to some estimates, the additional