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FDIC Banking Review

1998 - Vol. 11, No. 3


  Donna Tanoue

Division of Research
and Statistics,

Wm. Roger Watson

Deputy Directors

Barry Kolatch
Steven A. Seelig


Steven A. Seelig

Editorial Committee

Jack T. Reidhill
Detta Voesar

Managing Editor

  Detta Voesar

Editorial Secretary

  Cathy Wright

Design and Production

  Geri Bonebrake

Financial Deregulation in Japan
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by Valentine V. Craig

This article examines the financial problems facing Japan for much of the past decade and describes the reforms proposed to address them. It then surveys the results of Britain’s Big Bang, the model for Japanese financial deregulation. The article concludes with a discussion of the probable effects of Japanese Big Bang.

Assessing International Risk Exposures of U.S.Banks
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by Timothy Curry, Christopher Richardson, and Robin Heider*

The authors analyze recent trends in both the direct and indirect risks associated with the international lending activities of U.S. banks.

Recent Developments Affecting Depository Institutions
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by Lynne Montgomery

This regular feature of the FDIC Banking Review contains information on regulatory agency actions, state legislation and regulation, and articles and studies pertinent to banking and deposit insurance issues.

Banking Review - 1998, Vol 11. No. 3 - Full Edition
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The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect official positions of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.  Articles may be reprinted or abstracted if the FDIC Banking Review and author(s) are credited.  Please provide the FDIC's Division of Research and Statistics with a copy of any publications containing reprinted material.

Single-copy subscriptions are available to the public free of charge.  Requests for subscriptions, back issues or address changes should be mailed to:  FDIC Banking Review, Office of Corporate Communications, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street, N.W., Washington, DC  20429.

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