The evolution of the concept of bank creditworthiness (solvency)
In a theoretical case of a bank liquidation, the assets should cover the deposits by the general public and the shareholder capital.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Banking legislation in force in Guatemala from 1926 to 1946 established a capital to deposit ratio with deposits that were 10 times higher than capital. If the capital was 100 then the deposits could be as high as 1000. If they wanted to increase the deposits, they had to increase capital.
AIG El Salvador, a subsidiary of American International Group, affirmed that its has the ability to pay for its commitments in the country.
The Superintendency of Banks in Panama has taken over administrative and operational control of the bank due to its potential illiquidity and insolvency.
The new provisions for calculating Capital Adequacy Ratio will be coming into force in Panamanian banks on April 1.
Clients of wealth management programs are those who hold capital investment worth over $250,000, requiring services to guarantee its duration and growth.
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