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07 Oct 2015

‘Bail-in’ bonds – a new type of funding requirement designed to provide emergency reserves to shore up failing banks – could have the opposite effect and speed up their demise, according to a UQ Business School finance expert.

Professor Robert Faff is also concerned that people investing in such bonds are not being made fully aware of the risks. Professor Faff is a member of the advisory body, the Australia and New Zealand Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee (ANZSFRC), which warned in a recent statement that the bonds were ‘not a panacea’ for struggling banks.

Bail-in bonds, which are already being issued by a number of banks in Australia and New Zealand, have emerged in the wake of the GFC in an attempt to prevent future banking collapses or government bank bail-outs....

Professor Manuel Becerra
Professor Manuel Becerra, a strategic management expert from Spain, has recently joined the strategy cluster at UQ Business School. Previously an academic at Adelaide...
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UQ’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Law has announced an exciting new program will be offered from Semester 1, 2016: Bachelor of Advanced Finance and Economics (Honours...
UQ Business School - Dr Sarah Kelly
The University of Queensland Business School’s MBA program has topped the Australian Financial Review BOSS MBA survey for the second consecutive time. The survey, Australia’s...
Teegan Green
Teegan Green, a business PhD candidate affiliated with the Centre of Research Excellence in Telehealth, has advanced to the finals of The University of Queensland Three...
Youngcare the winner in UQ social media success story
Benevolence has paid off for a group of UQ business/law students who have been recognised for helping national charity Youngcare boost its social media presence. Their...
andrew stephen
A UQ Business School graduate who is a leading marketing academic has been appointed as the L’Oréal Professor of Marketing at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School...


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