Resolution of Insolvent Thrifts: Fundamental Issues
Once insolvent thrifts are under its control, FSLIC must provide financial assistance to induce others to assume deposit liabilities. But how should FSLIC use its primary resolution alternatives -- assisted acquisition and liquidation -- to minimize the cost of meeting its obligations to depositors? Should FSLIC liquidate all insolvent thrifts? If only some, which ones? In this section we discuss principles that should guide the resolution process and thereby establish a basis for our substantive analysis in Chapters 4 through 6 that follow.
KeywordsResolution Process Funding Constraint Competitive Bidding Bidding Process Cash Reserve
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