Fed governor says bank regulators should use modern risk measures

Reynolds, Katherine M.
March 1998
Bond Buyer;03/10/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30347, p8
Trade Publication
Focuses on US Federal Reserve Board governor Laurence H. Meyer's effort to stress the importance of modernizing bank regulation in the face of new risk-management techniques and the growing globalization of the financial marketplaces. Significant and dynamic connection running between market innovation and market regulation; Need to update the Basle Accord of 1988.


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