Raising Capital or Improving Risk Management and Efficiency?

Key Issues in the Evolution of Regulation and Supervision in European Banks

  • Fabiano Colombini

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Fabiano Colombini
    Pages 1-9
  3. Fabiano Colombini
    Pages 11-41
  4. Fabiano Colombini
    Pages 57-73
  5. Paola Ferretti
    Pages 75-96
  6. Fabiano Colombini
    Pages 97-106
  7. Antonella Cappiello
    Pages 107-129
  8. Antonella Cappiello, Paola Ferretti
    Pages 155-174
  9. Paola Ferretti
    Pages 175-188
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 213-218

About this book


This book analyses the raising of capital imposed by regulatory and  supervisory constraints for the soundness and survival of banks in Europe, highlighting critical issues. Accordingly, the text examines the improvement of risk management and efficiency operated by individual banks as the main driver for reinforcing bank resilience and survival. The investigation is carried out  essentially through study of risk management,   efficiency, capital constraints, bank regulation and supervision in Europe, monetary policy and economic growth in Europe, capital raising in European banks, bank regulation and supervision in the USA, raising of capital or improvement of risk management and efficiency as the final issue.

Raising capital by regulatory and supervisory constraints meets solvency requirements at a given time. In contrast, improving risk management and efficiency allows banks to create the best structural premises for reducing costs, increasing revenue and profits and capital level, contributing to the solvency and survival of banks.


Risk management Credit risk management Banking efficiency in Europe European banking Credit risk bank performance Bank regulation Bank supervision monetary policy Bank lending Raising capital

Editors and affiliations

  • Fabiano Colombini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Economics and ManagementUniversity of PisaPisaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-71748-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-71749-4
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