Open Review of Management, Banking and Finance

«They say things are happening at the border, but nobody knows which border» (Mark Strand)

Banking contracts and Sharia rules within the European Union framework

by Gabriella Gimigliano Abstract: The paper deals with the application of Sharia rules within the European legal framework for banking contracts. It attempts to ascertain whether Sharia rules can be legally … Continue reading


The BTP-Bund spread: public debt, banks, financial intermediaries, financial markets and the economy in Italy

by Fabiano Colombini   Abstract: This paper analyses the BTP-Bund spread evolution by focussing on the  impact it has on public debt, banks, financial intermediaries, financial markets and the Italian … Continue reading


Bank Corporate Governance: A New Paradigm

by Francesco Capriglione and Rainer Masera Abstract: Failures of the corporate governance of banking firms were one of the major causes of the 2007-09 Great Financial Crisis. Various reforms have been enacted … Continue reading


Banking market and the lack of clients’ protection. Paper from the conference «Bail-in and protection of savings»

by Aldo Angelo Dolmetta  Abstract: In November 2015, the Italian Government started a «resolution procedure» involving four central-Italy banks, which were basically insolvent. In doing so, it applied the «burden sharing principle», … Continue reading


The EU-wide stress tests: a storm before a “new order” of the financial market. The Italian Case.

 by Francesco Capriglione Abstract: European banks have been recently evaluated by the ECB’stress tests, which verified their level of efficiency. The checks on the so-called ‘systemic’ credit institutions indicate their ability … Continue reading


Bank Recovery and Resolution: An Italian Point of View

by Vittorio Santoro Abstract: The author examines the main legal aspects of the Single Resolution Mechanism as provided by the Directive no. 59 of 15 May 2014 and the Regulation no. … Continue reading