Too big to fail
Richard Fisher, president of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank, has called large banks "the greatest threat to our financial system's stability" and backed former Treasury secretary Paul Volcker's calls...
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The idea of imposing a levy on large financial firms is a “flawed policy”, with economic costs outweighing any potential benefits, according to a recent white paper prepared by Washington, DC-based Nera Economic Consulting. The white paper, which...
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has called on regulators to push banks to simplify their structures to make them easier to wind up in the event of collapse. Capital or other prudential requirements, designed to encourage banks to reduce complexity,...
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation chairman Sheila Bair has argued that systemically important financial institutions should hold more capital as a disincentive to growth, while a new entity should be set up to manage the orderly resolution of troubled...
A new paper from the Basel Committee is aimed at assessing systemic risk of major financial institutions
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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