A Strategy for Developing a Market for Nonperforming Loans in Italy

Author/Editor:

Nadège Jassaud ; Kenneth H Kang

Publication Date:

February 6, 2015

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Addressing the buildup of nonperforming loans (NPLs) in Italy since the global financial crisis will remain a challenge for some time and be important for supporting a sustained, robust economic recovery. The buildup reflects both the prolonged recession as well as structural factors that have held back NPL write-offs by banks. The paper discusses the impediments to NPL resolution in Italy and a strategy for fostering a market for restructuring distressed assets that could support corporate and financial restructuring.

Series:

Working Paper No. 15/24

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

February 6, 2015

ISBN/ISSN:

9781498337984/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA2015024

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

31

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