Ring-Fencing: What is It and How Will It Affect Banks and Their Customers?

9 Pages Posted: 16 Jan 2017

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Katie Britton

Bank of England

Lindsey Dawkes

Bank of England

Simon Debbage

Bank of England

Talib Idris

Bank of England

Date Written: December 16, 2016

Abstract

Ring-fencing will require large UK banks to separate their core retail banking services from their investment and international banking activities by 1 January 2019. This article examines the background to ring-fencing, the development of the policy and how it will be delivered.

Suggested Citation

Britton, Katie and Dawkes, Lindsey and Debbage, Simon and Idris, Talib, Ring-Fencing: What is It and How Will It Affect Banks and Their Customers? (December 16, 2016). Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin 2016 Q4. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2898735

Katie Britton (Contact Author)

Bank of England ( email )

Threadneedle Street
London, EC2R 8AH
United Kingdom

Lindsey Dawkes

Bank of England ( email )

Threadneedle Street
London, EC2R 8AH
United Kingdom

Simon Debbage

Bank of England ( email )

Threadneedle Street
London, EC2R 8AH
United Kingdom

Talib Idris

Bank of England ( email )

Threadneedle Street
London, EC2R 8AH
United Kingdom

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