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Vers un nouveau schéma de réglementation prudentielle : une contribution au débat

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[eng] Towards a new scheme of prudential regulation : a contribution to the debate This article presents a new scheme of prudential regulation with three characteristics, which could lead regulation towards improved efficiency. First, this scheme is three-fold, because it combines regulation, internal control and market discipline. The regulation starts with « pre-commitment » and imposes a solvency rule in the case of a regulated agent defection. The pre-commitment allows for the integration of the internal control ; market discipline is provided by a public disclosure constraint concerning the institution’s solvability. Second, it is dynamic because it takes into account, period by period, the regulator and regulated agents’ reactions. Third, it is global since it is intended to be applied to all regulated financial intermediaries (banking institutions, investment enterprises and insurance companies). JEL Classification : D82, G2, G28, L51 [fre] Cet article propose un nouveau schéma de réglementation prudentielle qui présente trois caractéristiques fondamentales propres à guider la réglementation vers une plus grande efficacité. Premièrement, ce schéma est un « tryptique régulateur » au sens où il intègre la réglementation, le contrôle interne et la discipline de marché. La réglementation prend la forme d’un processus de coercition graduée combinant dans le temps la flexibilité du « pré-engagement » à la rigueur d’une règle stricte de solvabilité en fonction de la conformité de l’établissement visé à son engagement en capital. Le préengagement initiant le schéma permet l’intégration complète du contrôle interne, tandis que la discipline de marché est activée par une procédure de «divulgation publique » des informations concernant la solvabilité de l’établissement. Deuxièmement, il est «dynamique » au sens où il tient compte, de période en période, des réactions possibles des agents (réglementés et régulateur). Troisièmement, il est « global » car son application vise l’ensemble des intermédiaires financiers réglementés (établissements de crédit, entreprises d’investissement et entreprises d’assurance). Classification JEL : D82, G2, G28, L51

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  • Jezabel Couppey, 2000. "Vers un nouveau schéma de réglementation prudentielle : une contribution au débat," Revue d'Économie Financière, Programme National Persée, vol. 56(1), pages 37-56.
  • Handle: RePEc:prs:recofi:ecofi_0987-3368_2000_num_56_1_3812 Note: DOI:10.3406/ecofi.2000.3812
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    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
    • G2 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • L51 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Economics of Regulation
    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
    • G2 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • L51 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Economics of Regulation

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