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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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Are EU Banks Safe?

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ISBN13: 9789462361058
Published: January 2014
Publisher: Eleven International Publishing
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: £36.00



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Are EU banks safe? is of interest to those involved in the debate on changing or maintaining the way prudential banking supervision is structured and performed. It builds on the descriptive companion book 'EU Banking Supervision' by the same author, but focuses on what banking supervision should do, and whether it is deliverable. Do and can banks and supervisors deliver what it says on the box, and is the description on the box correct in the first place?

This analysis flows from the personal experience and expertise of the author, gathered as a customer of banks, as a legal, supervisory, and policy advisor on banking regulation, and from his involvement in national, EU and worldwide negotiations on new legislation. The book asks questions about whether the current focus on quantitative demands and incremental improvements is correct; whether the definition of 'bank' covers all institutions that should be as safe as a bank; and who is responsible if banks, their regulators and their supervisors fail?

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Subjects:
Banking and Finance
Contents:
Opening Remarks
1. Introduction
2. Goals of Prudential Banking Supervision
3. Goals and Responsibility
4. CRD Fit For Purpose?
5. Overall Analysis, Recommendations and Summary
Index.