This eCourse provides an introduction to shadow banking. The first section explains shadow banking, its importance, the bank-like risks and the approaches used to assess them. The second section provides an overview of the Financial Stability Board’s policy framework supported by a more detailed explanation of each of its key elements. Finally, we look at how the policy framework has been implemented, the emerging issues, and the size and nature of shadow banking exposures.
On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Recognise shadow banking and how it differs to other types of nonbank financing
- Discuss the bank-like risks associated with shadow banking and be able to illustrate the Financial Stability Board’s policy framework
- Discuss the implementation of policy for dealing with shadow banking
Topic 1: Overview of Shadow Banking
Topic 2: Regulatory Approach to Shadow Banking
Topic 3: Policy Implementation & the Future of Shadow Banking