Tag Archives: regulatory capital

Watch out for those…!

The burst of the US real estate bubble and the resulting bust of subprime credit was the main reason for the heaviest economical crisis since the Great Depression. Everybody vows that it shouldn’t and must not happen again, but let … Continue reading

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Show me your wallet and I will tell you your future.

During the financial downturn the public spotlight caught the issue of banker’s payments and generally excessive management benefit packages. Though, governments only managed to set restricting to a limited extend. The before/after comparison.

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Behind the Scenes – On the way to Basel III

– “the most vicious and least public skirmish between banks and their regulators” – What we learned form the recent financial crisis with which impact we are still struggling to gain control over, may be uncertain. But one group of … Continue reading

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