Category Archives: Financial Institution Regulation

Too Big To Fail

The theme has come back. As in all of Canada’s six major banks.

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Perception

From the dissertation, Chapter 8, “The Pathologies of Regulatory Inaction: Institutional Dimensions” When you don’t have a buyer who can borrow, you don’t have a price. Testimony of John Lytle, former vice-president, Continental Illinois Bank, in l982 U.S. House of … Continue reading

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Another Take: Canadian Bank Mergers, Rescues, Failures

Discovered Marie Hélène Noiseux doctoral thesis, 2002. Some similar lines to dissertation, in terms of regulation and impression management. See pages 131 to 159. Also similar lines to dissertation, in terms of no apparent publications from the thesis. Still…

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markalossmark

Some rough understanding or recollection. So U.S. banks objected to writedowns based on mark-to-market accounting, and were accorded some flexibility in that regard by the Financial Accounting Standards Board. Then European banks objected to similar provisions established by the International … Continue reading

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DocStoc

The original commentary is published here. What it says: One never knows what gets picked up and why. Just discovered that Chapter 10 of the dissertation was shared on DocStoc by Yan TingTing, who has posted nearly 58,000 documents there. … Continue reading

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Historical Perspectives on Canadian Financial Institution Regulation:The Regulatory Toy

Hope this is limited to history of a particular time. Where the financial institution regulator continues to work with the “problems” of a financial institution, in circumstances where it is evident that the problems will not be resolved through compliance … Continue reading

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