Organisational and Business Models of Italian Banks

  • Stefano Cosma
  • Paola Vezzani
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions book series (SBFI)


Since 1990, the Italian banking system has undergone major changes involving ownership structures, scale of operations, risk management techniques, efficiency incentives and, above all, organisational and business models. Changes in legislation and deregulation begun by the 1990 Amato-Carli Law have increased banks’ operational independence and their range of activities and services, leading to a corresponding growth in the complexity of the banking environment and market.


Business Model Parent Company Organisational Model Large Bank Investment Banking 
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  • Paola Vezzani

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