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New Capital Requirements – Serious Challenge to the Banks in Bulgaria


  • Reneta Dimitrova


As it is commonly known, a great amount of the capital is concentrated into the banks and the bank system at a whole. That supposes a demand on both an adequate bank activities risk management on one hand and complete bank regulations estimating and controlling the risk in case of ensuring stability in the system, on the other hand. According to that the Basle Standards establish valid requirements on the requisite bank capital covering the varieties of risk provided by the bank activities. The presented research follows the changes laid down by the Basle Standards reflected the activities of the BNB, which basic function is to synchronize the national regulatory frame to the EU regulations, concerning the capital adequacy and to adapt it to the problems arising in the commercial banks, which are expected to do a hard work in case to put the new requirements of capital adequacy in practice.

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  • Reneta Dimitrova, 2006. "New Capital Requirements – Serious Challenge to the Banks in Bulgaria," Economic Studies journal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute, issue 3, pages 94-113.
  • Handle: RePEc:bas:econst:y:2006:i:3:p:94-113

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    JEL classification:

    • M11 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Production Management
    • M13 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - New Firms; Startups
    • D20 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - General
    • D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory


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