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Bank Capital and Stress Testing

  • Too Big to Fail: Myth vs. Reality

    TCH Research

    No bank should be “too big to fail.” However, as shown at the recent Minneapolis Federal Reserve’s “Ending Too Big to Fail” Symposium, some scholars have chosen to ignore the reality of these seismic changes. Here are a few myths and realities surrounding TBTF.

  • Global Regulatory Standardization: A Critical View

    Dan Gallagher

    Regulatory harmonization sounds like a noble goal. But instead of facilitating cooperation among regulators from different jurisdictions, it has morphed into the imposition of one-size-fits-all regulatory standards.

  • The Elephant Beyond Basel

    Adam Gilbert, and Dan Ryan

    The U.S. largely adopted Basel III, but went further in several areas, including the establishment of leverage capital surcharges, and higher risk-based capital surcharges for U.S. G-SIBs.