Accountable governments face pressure to preserve banks
Developments since 2008 open up exciting possibilities, says Kimmo Soramäki
FDIC's single-point-of-entry method applauded but concerns still linger
Lawyers split on whether subordinated debt will be made convertible by law
Philadelphia Fed president says existing efforts to end too-big-to-fail may ‘come up short' and advocates a more rules-based approach; criticises Basel III risk weights
Chairman of the FSA uses annual Mansion House speech to highlight the issue of bank culture
Debt mutualisation lessons from the US
Resolution regimes rule, OK?
Attack of the zombies
BoE's Bailey: UK PRA and banks will be 'heavily engaged'
Buy-side participants at the latest Credit Institute event acknowledged haircuts on senior unsecured debt are looking increasingly likely as regulators move to introduce new special resolution regimes.
Insurance think tank bemoans underrepresentation of the "firefighting" insurance sector in Financial Stability Board and confusion over its role in the financial crisis
Government debt levels in peripheral Europe mean restructurings cannot be avoided, economist Nouriel Roubini tells Credit magazine.
Live and let die
Risk Australia: Basel III being hijacked by politicians in Europe and US; ABA chief slams levy buffer as tax 'export’
Australian bankers attending Risk Australia in Sydney were worried that reforms aimed at supporting other countries' financial sectors may weigh heavily on their own shoulders.
EC makes variable annuity hedging a factor in Aegon bailout approval decision
Bond investors voice concerns over freedom given to national regulators to determine trigger events for conversions or haircuts.
Absence of measures forcing payments to Dutch state at expense of subordinated debt holders means Fitch upgrades firm's hybrid capital
Global head of fixed income at Axa says a more cohesive political union is needed if the Eurozone is to survive.
International Monetary Fund proposals are the latest in a line of suggested levies on banks.