Australia

Mason, Rosalind & Murray, Michael (2015) Australia. In Haentjens, Matthias & Wessels, Bob (Eds.) Research Handbook on Crisis Management in the Banking Sector. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 403-425.

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Abstract

Crisis management in the banking sector is a topical issue in Australia. This is not because financial institutions are facing a financial crisis. Indeed, in 2012, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) noted that ‘Australia has a history of few bank failures, even fewer financial crises, and its banking sector emerged from the global financial crisis relatively well.’ Rather, crisis management of banks is topical because there has been the first full review of Australia’s banking and financial system in nearly 20 years, which has examined and raised issues about the resilience and capacity of the Australian regime in this post GFC world. At the time of writing, the Report’s recommendations, including for Australian banks to meet capital standards in line with emerging international practice, are the subject of industry debate in advance of the Australian government’s decision.

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ID Code: 90380
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Banking and finance law, Insolvency law, Bank insolvency law
ISBN: 9781783474226
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Commercial and Contract Law (180105)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Commercial & Property Law Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Deposited On: 17 Nov 2015 05:04
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2016 23:47

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