An LSE audience hears predictions of a new credit crunch in 2025
Basel Committee’s Peter Praet acknowledges disagreement; Charles Goodhart warns lack of consensus will stop central banks acting to stem financial imbalances
Academic labels three new watchdogs “a waste and a mistake”; former financial secretary Lord Myners scornful of Basel III
Charles Goodhart, Sir John Gieve and Paul Mortimer-Lee say regulation is best housed within the central bank but warn challenges remain
Association for Financial Markets in Europe proposes regulator-enforced version of contingent capital to replace state-funded bailouts; proposals still troublesome, Goodhart says
Regulators should ban dividend payments or curb banker pay to conserve cash, instead of championing Cocos, says economist
Past experience suggests the new financial stability bodies should direct regulatory policies, not just warn about instability
Charles Goodhart, Paul Mortimer-Lee, Lucrezia Reichlin and Gabriel Stein concur that dangers are greater from exiting too early than too late but warn that asset prices risk becoming over inflated
Financial regulation around the world looks set for the biggest overhaul in recent history. But those implementing change face a number of obstacles, some of which might prove insurmountable. Duncan Wood looks at the challenges ahead and speculates...
Central banks should insure bank assets against systemic crises to avoid another financial panic, according to a proposal presented at the Federal Reserve's Jackson Hole symposium last week.