Governing British Banks
The idea for this paper was sparked by the decision of the UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, in February 2009 to ask Sir David Walker to undertake a review of the corporate governance of UK banks and to report by the end of that year. The post-September 2008 banking crisis had revealed weaknesses in bank corporate governance and internal risk controls, as well as bank regulation and supervision.
KeywordsCorporate Governance Credit Default Swap Deposit Insurance Financial Service Authority Private Equity Fund
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