Belgium : Technical Note on Financial Conglomerate Supervision

Belgian financial conglomerates (FCs) remained important players in the Belgian financial sector, despite significant restructuring following the global financial crisis. FCs operated in multiple streams of the financial sector, especially in banking and insurance. Owing to their economic reach and...

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Corporate Author: International Monetary Fund European Dept
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 2013, 2013
Series:IMF Staff Country Reports; Country Report
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Belgian financial conglomerates (FCs) remained important players in the Belgian financial sector, despite significant restructuring following the global financial crisis. FCs operated in multiple streams of the financial sector, especially in banking and insurance. Owing to their economic reach and use of regulated and unregulated entities across sectoral boundaries, FCs presented a challenge for sector-specific supervisory oversight. The Executive Board suggested a pragmatic supervisory approach, which needs to be streamlined and applied more uniformly to contain FC-specific risks
Physical Description:43 p.
ISBN:9781484380413
148438041X