Open Review of Management, Banking and Finance

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

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