BIS’s Cecchetti highlights merits of G-sibs surcharge


Stephen Cecchetti, an economic adviser at the Bank for International Settlements, on Wednesday said the application of a capital surcharge for global systemically important banks (G-sibs) will lower the probability and expected impact of their failure in the future.

At the Tenth Annual Conference of the International Association of Deposit Insurers, in Warsaw, Poland, Cecchetti said: "It is imperative that we not only cope with the too-big-to-fail problem, but that we also deal with it

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