Thursday 23 October 2014

UK: Bank of England publishes resolution framework

The Bank of England has published its framework for resolving failing banks, building societies and certain types of investment firm: see here (pdf). The first part of the document explains the aims of resolution and describes the key feature of the UK's resolution regime. The second part explains how the Bank expects to carry out the resolution of a failing firm in practice, using the powers available to it as the UK resolution authority.

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