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Structural bank regulation initiatives: approaches and implications

  • Leonardo Gambacorta
  • Adrian Van Rixtel

The paper examines the basic rationale and features of the proposals adopted to separate specific investment and commercial banking activities (Volcker rule, Vickers and Liikanen proposals). In particular, it focuses on the likely implications of such initiatives for: (i) financial stability and systemic risk; (ii) banks' business models; and (iii) the international activities of global banks.

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Paper provided by Bank for International Settlements in its series BIS Working Papers with number 412.

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Length: 38 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2013
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Handle: RePEc:bis:biswps:412
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