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Spain [electronic resource] : The Reform of Spanish Savings Banks Technical Notes.

Author/Creator:
International Monetary Fund
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, 2012.
Series:
IMF eLibrary
IMF Staff Country Reports; Country Report No. 12/141.
IMF Staff Country Reports; Country Report No. 12/141
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (34 p.)
Local subjects:
Bank reforms.
Bank shareholders.
Banks.
Commercial banks.
Common equity.
Controlling shareholder.
Controlling shareholders.
Corporate governance.
Corporate governance arrangements.
Corporate governance code.
Corporate governance model.
Corporate governance practices.
Corporate governance structure.
Corporate structure.
Credit markets.
Disclosure requirements.
Financial Sector Assessment Program.
Good corporate governance.
Group of stakeholders.
Institutional investors.
Investee companies.
Investment criteria.
Investment decisions.
Investment strategies.
Investment strategy.
Major shareholders.
Minority shareholder.
Minority shareholders.
Nominal value.
Nonperforming loans.
Number of stakeholders.
Ownership structure.
Parent company.
Private savings.
Prudential regulation.
Regulatory framework.
Retained earnings.
Returns to shareholders.
Share capital.
Shareholder.
Shareholders.
Shareholders rights.
Shareholding structure.
Stakeholders.
Tax regime.
Transparency mechanisms.
Spain.
Summary:
This technical note assesses the reform of Spanish savings banks (SSBs). It provides a brief overview of the SSB institutional framework before the reform, and describes the main factors that led to the financial distress, albeit uneven, of the SSB sector. The note outlines major regulatory and institutional reforms of SSBs. It evaluates the main achievements of the reforms to date, and also considers improvements to the current framework and potential developments in the SSB institutional framework.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
International Monetary Fund
Other format:
Print Version:
ISBN:
1475504284:
9781475504286
ISSN:
1934-7685
Publisher Number:
10.5089/9781475504286.002
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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