State of bank recovery and resolution laws in Africa

Publication | May 2018
State of bank recovery and resolution laws in Africa

A comparative guide and report

Banks require specific resolution arrangements as a result of their interconnectedness with each other, the rest of the financial system, and the real economy. A credible recovery and resolution regime not only impacts depositors, it can also have potential impacts on international debt markets, rating agencies and correspondent banking.

Our study

Working with colleagues and correspondent law firms from across Africa, we undertook a review concerning the state of recovery and resolution laws for banks against the FSB Key Attributes*.

Recovery and resolution laws in Africa 

The guide

Our interactive guide ‘State of bank and recovery and resolution laws in Africa’, available on our client knowledge portal ‘The Institute’, provides a practical overview of the requirements applicable to 20+ jurisdictions across Africa.

We provide you with:

  • A comparison builder – compare multiple jurisdictions or report on them individually
  • Key themes drawn from the study
  • Regional insight which looks at the key findings and its impact across each jurisdiction

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*In response to the 2008 global financial crisis, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published its ‘Key Attributes for Effective Resolution Regimes For Financial Institutions’. These attributes set out the core elements that the international body considers to be necessary for an effective resolution regime.


Roberto Cristofolini

Roberto Cristofolini

Paris Casablanca