Ojo, Marianne (2010): Measures aimed at enhancing the loss absorbency of regulatory capital at the point of non viability. Published in: Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Publications (1. October 2010)
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The Basel Committee’s recent consultative document on the “Proposal to Ensure the Loss Absorbency of Regulatory Capital at the Point of Non Viability” sets out a proposal aimed at “enhancing the entry criteria of regulatory capital to ensure that all regulatory capital instruments issued by banks are capable of absorbing losses in the event that a bank is unable to support itself in the private market.”
As well as demonstrating its support of the Basel Committee’s statement that a public sector injection of capital should not protect investors from absorbing the loss that they would have incurred (had the public sector not chosen to rescue the bank), this paper also highlights identified measures which have been put forward as means of rescuing failing banks – without taxpayer financing. Furthermore, it highlights why the controlled winding down procedure also constitutes a means whereby losses could still be absorbed in the event that a bank is unable to support itself in the private market.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Measures aimed at enhancing the loss absorbency of regulatory capital at the point of non viability|
|Keywords:||capital; insolvency; financial crises; moral hazard; Basel III; Investor Compensation Schemes Directive; bail outs; equity; liquidity|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D5 - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium > D53 - Financial Markets
K - Law and Economics > K2 - Regulation and Business Law
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E58 - Central Banks and Their Policies
G - Financial Economics > G0 - General > G01 - Financial Crises
|Depositing User:||Dr Marianne Ojo|
|Date Deposited:||17. Sep 2010 11:19|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 21:07|
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