January 28, 2014
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Acctg. Seminar: John Gallemore (UNC) "Does bank opacity enable regulatory forbearance?"

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Regulators are charged with closing troubled banks, but can instead practice forbearance by allowing these troubled banks to continue operating. This paper examines whether bank opacity affects regulators ability to practice forbearance. Opacity inhibits non-regulator outsiders from accurately assessing bank risk, potentially allowing regulators to forgo intervention. Employing a sample of U.S...

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