Banking Supervision at the Crossroads

Banking Supervision at the Crossroads

Edited by Thea Kuppens, Henriëtte Prast and Sandra Wesseling

This book charts the consequences for banking supervision of two stylized developments that over the last decade have characterized the global financial landscape: the integration of cross-sector and cross-border financial services. Both developments inevitably call for a supervisory response and the authors discuss what form and direction this should take. They also address a number of other important subjects including the new Capital Accord (Basel 2), the convergence of supervisory practices, procyclicality, financial conglomerates, deposit insurance and a brief history of the interplay between banking supervision and bank behaviour.

Chapter 2: A brief history of the institutional design of banking supervision in the Netherlands

Joke Mooij and Henriette Prast

Subjects: economics and finance, money and banking


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