Is There a Remedy for the Problems of Bank Supervision?

  • Dimitris N. Chorafas
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions book series (SBFI)


The first nine chapters of this book should have brought to the reader’s attention the impossible situation the banking industry has created for itself, on-balance-sheet and off-balance-sheet. Bad enough though their case is, the subprimes are not the only reason why investment banks, commercial banks, mortgage lenders, non-bank banks, and other financial institutions are in trouble.


Balance Sheet Hedge Fund Credit Default Swap Bank Supervision Financial Service Authority 
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© Dimitris N. Chorafas 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitris N. Chorafas
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  1. 1.New York Academy of SciencesUSA

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