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Formulas or supervision? Remarks on the future of regulatory capital

  • Arturo Estrella

This paper was presented at the conference "Financial services at the crossroads: capital regulation in the twenty-first century" as part of session 6, "The role of capital regulation in bank supervision." The conference, held at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on February 26-27, 1998, was designed to encourage a consensus between the public and private sectors on an agenda for capital regulation in the new century.

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Volume (Year): (1998)
Issue (Month): Oct ()
Pages: 191-200

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fednep:y:1998:i:oct:p:191-200:n:v.4no.3
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