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The Future of Banking Regulation

Jean-Charles Rochet

in Balancing the Banks: Global Lessons from the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145235
eISBN:
9781400834648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145235.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter takes a more detailed look at the flaws in the prudential framework that was in place when the crisis erupted and at the required remedies. It begins by discussing the Basel Accords and ... More


Credit Risk Management: Basic Concepts: Financial Risk Components, Rating Analysis, Models, Economic and Regulatory Capital

Tony Van Gestel and Bart Baesens

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545117
eISBN:
9780191720147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545117.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This book is the first book of a series of three that provides an overview of all aspects, steps, and issues that should be considered when undertaking credit risk management, including the Basel II ... More


Portfolio models for credit risk

Tony Van Gestel and Bart Baesens

in Credit Risk Management: Basic Concepts: Financial Risk Components, Rating Analysis, Models, Economic and Regulatory Capital

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545117
eISBN:
9780191720147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545117.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This chapter discusses portfolio models. The main components of the risk of a single loan, exposure at default, loss given default and probability of default, impact on an aggregated level the ... More


Basel II

Tony Van Gestel and Bart Baesens

in Credit Risk Management: Basic Concepts: Financial Risk Components, Rating Analysis, Models, Economic and Regulatory Capital

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545117
eISBN:
9780191720147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545117.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This chapter presents a detailed overview on the Basel II Capital Accord. The capital accord consists of three mutually reinforcing pillars. Pillar 1 defines the minimum capital requirements for ... More


The Political Economy of Bank Regulation in Developing Countries: Risk and Reputation

Emily Jones (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198841999
eISBN:
9780191878046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841999.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Why do governments in some developing countries implement international standards, while others do not? Focusing on the politics of bank regulation, this book develops a new framework to explain ... More


Harmonization of Financial Regulation

Junji Nakagawa

in International Harmonization of Economic Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604661
eISBN:
9780191731679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604661.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes international harmonization of financial regulation. This is a relatively new regulatory area, with international harmonization efforts starting only in the 1980s. ... More


Enhancing Corporate Governance for Financial Institutions: The Role of International Standards

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale, and John Eatwell

in Global Governance of Financial Systems: The International Regulation of Systemic Risk

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166989
eISBN:
9780199783861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166989.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that the adoption of international standards and principles of corporate governance should be accompanied by domestic regulations that prescribe specific rules and procedures for ... More


Summing Up and Conclusion: The New International Financial Architecture—Promise or Threat?

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale, and John Eatwell

in Global Governance of Financial Systems: The International Regulation of Systemic Risk

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166989
eISBN:
9780199783861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166989.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a summary of the main themes of the preceding chapters. It presents the following principles to guide in the design of the new international financial architecture: (i) full ... More


Consumer Credit Models: Pricing, Profit and Portfolios

Lyn C. Thomas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232130
eISBN:
9780191715914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232130.001.1
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

Credit scoring — the quantitative and statistical techniques which assess the credit risks when lending to consumers — has been one of the most successful if unsung applications of mathematics in ... More


Global Governance and International Standard Setting

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale, and John Eatwell

in Global Governance of Financial Systems: The International Regulation of Systemic Risk

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166989
eISBN:
9780199783861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166989.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter assesses the evolution of international standard setting in financial markets by examining the characteristics of the various international bodies, such as the Basel Committee on Banking ... More


International Soft Law and the Formation of Binding International Financial Regulation

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale, and John Eatwell

in Global Governance of Financial Systems: The International Regulation of Systemic Risk

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166989
eISBN:
9780199783861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166989.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the theoretical framework of international soft law and how it embraces both legally nonbinding and binding rules and standards of international financial regulation. ... More


Reforming the Basel Accord and the Use of Subordinated Debt: Making Markets Work for the Regulator

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale, and John Eatwell

in Global Governance of Financial Systems: The International Regulation of Systemic Risk

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166989
eISBN:
9780199783861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166989.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that the implementation of subordinated debt and of Basel II could be significant moves toward the goal of enhancing the effectiveness of market discipline. Both proposals would ... More


Regulating Banks: Capital-Friendly or Consumer-Friendly Rules?

Sean D. Ehrlich

in Access Points: An Institutional Theory of Policy Bias and Policy Complexity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737536
eISBN:
9780199918645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737536.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Every country regulates its banking sector in order to prevent a run on one bank from spreading throughout the banking system and creating a financial crisis. However, countries have many options ... More


Introduction

Katharina Kummer

in International Management of Hazardous Wastes: The Basel Convention and Related Legal Rules

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259947
eISBN:
9780191682032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259947.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The problem of transboundary transport of toxic and dangerous wastes and their disposal has become a major environmental issue acknowledged by the international community. Various international ... More


Portfolio credit risk and the Basel Accord

Lyn C. Thomas

in Consumer Credit Models: Pricing, Profit and Portfolios

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232130
eISBN:
9780191715914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232130.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

The previous chapters in the book have concentrated on modelling decisions and uncertainties on one consumer loan. This chapter concentrates on models related to portfolios of such loans. In ... More


Market-friendly Regulation 1

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

in Regulating Finance: Balancing Freedom and Risk

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199270569
eISBN:
9780191602542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270562.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This essay argues that the internationalization of financial markets has made authorities more aware of the risks of perverse incentives and the costs of excessive regulation. It explains the concept ... More


The Councils of Basel and Ferrara/Florence: Pope Eugenius IV

Henry Chadwick

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264575
eISBN:
9780191698958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264575.003.0041
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the Council of Basel, conciliar ecumenism and Pope Eugenius IV's excommunication, Venice to Ferrara and debate about purgatory, the Filioque, the doctrinal definition on the ... More


The Challenges International Banking Standards Pose for Peripheral Developing Countries

Emily Jones

in The Political Economy of Bank Regulation in Developing Countries: Risk and Reputation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198841999
eISBN:
9780191878046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841999.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The aim of this chapter is to provide readers with a solid grasp of the regulatory context in peripheral developing countries, and an understanding of the Basel framework, so that they can better ... More


Reform? Hubristic Intervention or Effective Democracy

Ewald Engelen, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Michael Moran, Adriana Nilsson, and Karel Williams

in After the Great Complacence: Financial Crisis and the Politics of Reform

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589081
eISBN:
9780191731150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589081.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

In this concluding chapter, we do not produce lists of changes required to fix the financial system, but instead reflect on the preceding analysis to find some bearings that could lead towards a much ... More


Epilogue: “What Struggle to Escape”

Thomas Söderqvist

in Science as Autobiography: The Troubled Life of Niels Jern

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094411
eISBN:
9780300128710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094411.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter discusses a meeting between the author and Niels Jerne in Castillon-du-Gard, where the author proposed to write Jerne's biography. Jerne was intrigued at the prospect, but also hesitant, ... More


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