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Aspects of the International Banking Safety Net

Aspects of the International Banking Safety Net »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Johnson , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750587.084

ISBN: 9781557750587

Keywords: banking, deposit insurance, banking system, international banks, national bank

During the 1970s, international lending by banks came to play a dominant role in the flow of international finance. In the early 1980s, banks have continued to play a major role, but the recent evidence of strains...

Luxembourg

Luxembourg »

Source: Luxembourg : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Insurance Regulation, and Payment Systems

Volume/Issue: 2002/116

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451824261

Keywords: life insurance, money laundering, insurance companies, supervisory authorities, reinsurance

This paper presents Luxembourg's Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, Securities Regu...

The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union

The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union »

Source: The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union

Volume/Issue: 2009/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Erlend Nier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873474

Keywords: Resolution Regime, banking, deposit insurance, moral hazard, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The global financial crisis has demonstrated weaknesses in resolution regimes for financial institutions around the globe, including in the European Union (EU). This paper considers the principles underlying resolu...

Banking Competition and Capital Ratios

Banking Competition and Capital Ratios »

Source: Banking Competition and Capital Ratios

Volume/Issue: 2007/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Klaus Schaeck

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867800

Keywords: Bank capital ratios, market structure, regulation, banking, statistic, statistics, bank capital, deposit insurance,

We use data for more than 2,600 European banks to test whether increased competition causes banks to hold higher capital ratios. Employing panel data techniques, and distinguishing between the competitive conduct o...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Aspects of the International Banking Safety Net

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Johnson , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750587

Keywords: banking, deposit insurance, banking system, international banks, national bank

During the 1970s, international lending by banks came to play a dominant role in the flow of international finance. In the early 1980s, banks have continued to play a major role, but the recent evidence of s...

II Recent Developments

II Recent Developments »

Source: Aspects of the International Banking Safety Net

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Johnson , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750587

Keywords: banking, deposit insurance, banking system, international banks, national bank

The year 1982 was one of turmoil in financial markets. Banking problems, as measured, say, by the tiering of interest rates, were not as severe as in 1974–75, but it is nonetheless likely that substantial ch...

III Financial Consequences of International Banking Problems

III Financial Consequences of International Banking Problems »

Source: Aspects of the International Banking Safety Net

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Johnson , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750587

Keywords: banking, deposit insurance, banking system, international banks, national bank

The immediate consequences of problems in international banking would be financial—the disruption of payments mechanisms and the breakdown of financial intermediation. If unchecked, these could quickly impin...

IV Possible Sources of Banking Problems

IV Possible Sources of Banking Problems »

Source: Aspects of the International Banking Safety Net

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Johnson , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750587

Keywords: banking, deposit insurance, banking system, international banks, national bank

As in all financial intermediation, risk is an inherent feature of international banking. This section describes the risks involved and discusses some of the threats these risks pose to the continuity of int...

V Prudential Safeguards for Bank Solvency12

V Prudential Safeguards for Bank Solvency12 »

Source: Aspects of the International Banking Safety Net

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Johnson , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750587

Keywords: banking, deposit insurance, banking system, international banks, national bank

The first line of defense for the stability of banking systems is that individual banks themselves act so as to reduce the risk of failure. Financial intermediation is inherently risky; therefore, banks must...

VI Prudential Safeguards for Bank Liquidity

VI Prudential Safeguards for Bank Liquidity »

Source: Aspects of the International Banking Safety Net

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Johnson , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750587

Keywords: banking, deposit insurance, banking system, international banks, national bank

Since no system of prudential control can eliminate the possibility of bank failure, depositors can never be certain that banks will be able to repay their deposits; and if doubts arise about the solvency of...