Business Models in European Banking: A Pre-and Post-Crisis Screening
Center for European Policy Studies
112 Pages Posted: 19 Oct 2011 Last revised: 3 Nov 2011
Date Written: September 20, 2011
The next few years will be critical for Europe’s banking industry as it faces a number of financial sector reforms that will have a decisive impact on the dominant practices and business models followed across the EU. This timely report presents the results of the first screening exercise conducted of the performance, stability, risk, efficiency and corporate governance of 26 major European banks, before, during and after the financial crisis, with a view to identifying key strengths and weaknesses inherent in the dominant business models in light of the upcoming regulatory changes.
Keywords: crisis, financial crisis, banking industry, Europe, financial sector, reform, business, stability, risk, efficiency
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