The new procedure will in theory keep an insolvent bank's counterparties from stepping in and seizing collateral during a crisis.
Shareholders may greet some spin-off transactions warmly, but creditors may see only downside risks.
Is the dollar starting another long-term rally?
When your primary bank gets swallowed by a larger financial institution, don’t be surprised if fees increase and you lose access to decision-makers.
"Banks need to change the way they operate to ensure that they can build and maintain capital buffers without taking excessive risk," says an IMF…
To help defuse staff anger over a radical restructuring of the World Bank, CFO Betrand Badré forgoes a $95,000 bonus.
The struggling electronics retailer is getting a loan from its largest shareholder, which some creditors oppose because it might delay restructuring.
The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation points to a solidifying economic recovery and widespread availability of credit.
Working capital loans of $150,000 or less will incur no upfront guaranty fee or annual servicing fee.
It never happened, of course. But AIG's former CEO Maurice Greenberg believes the federal government didn't have the authority to step in.