publication . Research . Preprint . 1998

Improving banking supervision

Mayes, David G.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 12 Nov 1998
  • Publisher: Helsinki: Bank of Finland
Abstract
This paper explains how banking supervision within the EU, and in Finland in particular, can be improved by the implementation of greater market discipline and related changes. Although existing EU law, institutions, market structures and practices of corporate governance restrict the scope for change, substantial improvements can be introduced now while there is a window of opportunity for change. The economy is growing H5ly and the consequences of the banking crises of the early 1990s have been worked through. Greater market discipline, in the form of a regime of quarterly public disclosure by banks of their capital adequacy, peak exposures and risk management...
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free text keywords: Banking supervision, market discipline, disclosure, systemic risk, financial system oversight, banking supervision; market discipline; disclosure; systemic risk; financial system oversight, ddc:330
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