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The Prudential Regulation Authority

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  • Bailey, Andrew

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    (Bank of England)

  • Breeden, Sarah

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    (Bank of England)

  • Stevens, Gregory

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    (Bank of England)

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    The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), as part of the Bank of England, will become the United Kingdom’s prudential regulator for banks, building societies and credit unions (collectively deposit-takers), insurers and major investment firms in 2013. This is part of a wider reform of the UK regulatory framework, which will also see the creation of a Financial Policy Committee within the Bank, and a new conduct regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority. This article provides a brief description of the PRA’s role and its intended supervisory approach. It summarises some of the key themes of the two more detailed documents about the PRA’s intended approach that were published jointly by the Bank and the Financial Services Authority in October 2012.

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    Article provided by Bank of England in its journal Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin.

    Volume (Year): 52 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 354-362

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    Handle: RePEc:boe:qbullt:0092

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    1. Acharya, Viral V & Yorulmazer, Tanju, 2004. "Too Many to Fail - An Analysis of Time Inconsistency in Bank Closure Policies," CEPR Discussion Papers 4778, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
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    1. Alphandary, Alice, 2014. "Risk managing loan collateral at the Bank of England," Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Bank of England, vol. 54(2), pages 190-201.
    2. Debbage , Simon & Dickinson, Stephen, 2013. "The rationale for the prudential regulation and supervision of insurers," Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Bank of England, vol. 53(3), pages 216-222.
    3. Tucker, Paul & Hall, Simon & Pattani, Aashish, 2013. "Macroprudential policy at the Bank of England," Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Bank of England, vol. 53(3), pages 192-200.
    4. Breckenridge, John & Farquharson, James & Hendon, Ruth, 2014. "The role of business model analysis in the supervision of insurers," Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Bank of England, vol. 54(1), pages 49-57.
    5. Farag, Marc & Harland , Damian & Nixon, Dan, 2013. "Bank capital and liquidity," Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Bank of England, vol. 53(3), pages 201-215.

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