Principles of banking regulation and supervision

llsms2223  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Principles of banking regulation and supervision
5 credits
30.0 h
Q2
Teacher(s)
Candelon Bertrand (compensates Iania Leonardo); Dechaene Tom; Iania Leonardo;
Language
English
Prerequisites
None
Main themes
  • The course gives an overview of the functioning of the banking sector. It touches the functionning of investment and retail banks as well as the supervision/regulation framework associated to them. It will in particular apprehend macro-prudential rules which have been implemented after the recent crises.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Upon completion of this course, students are expected to complete the following key tasks:
Act in an international and multicultural context.
Act as a social responsible actor

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to develop the following capabilities:
Understand the functioning of the banking industry, its supervision as well as the evolving regulation.
 
Content
  • Banking sector in an historical and international perspective.
  • Analysis of the balance sheet of the banking sector.
  • The role of banks in the economy.
  • The role of the Central Bank
  • Banking crises.
  • Regulation history (Basle agreements)
  • Macro-prudential reglementation.
  • Supervision and stress-tests.
Teaching methods
  • In-class lectures. Online forums. In class group work. Self-study at the Bloomberg terminals. Case study
Evaluation methods
For the exam session of January, we will use a continuous evaluation approach and  your grade will be composed of the following parts:
  • In class assignments
  • Bloomberg market concept test
  • Written test
For the exam session of June or September, your grade will be composed of the following parts:
  • Final exam
Bibliography
  • A.N. Berger, P. Molyneux and J.O.S Wilson The Oxford Handbook of Banking.
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