The US View Of Non-US Regulatory ‘Bail-In’ Powers

Law360, New York (January 31, 2013, 6:58 PM EST) -- The European Commission, the Financial Stability Board (FSB), the Independent Commission on Banking (Vickers Commission) and other bodies have suggested “bail-in” as a method of resolving the affairs of large, systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs) facing insolvency or other crisis.[1] Thus far, only Spain and Switzerland have adopted restructuring laws contemplating this method[2], but many more European nations are likely to do so in the coming years, as EU member states are required to achieve “substantial compliance” with the proposals by 2018.[3]

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