The financial crisis has signalized the need to reconsider the former micro approach to regulation and supervision of financial institutions. While in the past there was much debate on the scope of micro-prudential supervision on individual banks, there was little debate on macro-prudential supervision to secure the financial system. To achieve this goal an interplay of microprudential and macroprudential authority is needed to identify systemic risks as a key factor of financial stability and verify financial regulation from a systemic risk perspective.
The macroprudential approach focuses on risks arising in foreign financial markets and the impact of financial distress on important financial institutions. The key aspects of current regulatory reforms include measuring and regulating systemic risk, as well as designing macroprudential policies as a tool to manage possible future systemic risk. Currently is questioned how to design an effective macroprudential regulatory framework that achieves the financial stability objective corresponding to microprudential and monetary policy.
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