Resolution Frameworks for Islamic Banks

Author/Editor:

Elsie Addo Awadzi ; Carine Chartouni ; Mario Tamez

Publication Date:

November 24, 2015

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Islamic banking is growing rapidly and its potential impact on global financial stability cannot be underestimated. International standards for resolving banks have evolved after the global financial crisis, culminating in the Financial Stability Board’s (“FSB”) Key Attributes of Effective Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions. This paper examines the applicability of the Key Attributes to the resolution of Islamic banks. It concludes that a number of issues would need to be addressed, owing to Islamic banks’ unique governance structures and balance sheets. It recommends international guidance for the design of robust Shari`ah -compliant resolution frameworks for jurisdictions with Islamic banks.

Series:

Working Paper No. 15/247

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

November 24, 2015

ISBN/ISSN:

9781513503219/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA2015247

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

34

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