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Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi

Working paper

Information effects of the Basel bank capital and risk pillar 3 disclosures on equity analyst research – an exploratory examination

An important component of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's framework of capital measurement and capital standards is the public disclosure of regulatory information (referred to as “Pillar 3” within the framework). The standard sets minimum requirements for the public disclosure of information on banks’...
Working paper

Does mandatory risk information disclosure affect bank debt design? Cross-country evidence from yankee bond covenants

This paper investigates the impact of mandatory risk disclosure on the design of foreign bank debt. The Basel II and III Accords require the public disclosure of bank regulatory information under the Pillar 3 or market discipline framework. The new information details bank risk exposures...