European Systemic Risk Council (ESRC)

Definition:

A supra-national structure established to deal with cross-border aspects of financial stability in Europe post finanical crisis in 2008. ESRC monitors systemic risks (supervise the macro-prudential system) and address them through coordinated policy responses from EU member states.

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Thrift institution

An organization formed as a depository for primarily consumer savings. Savings and loan associations and savings banks are thrift institutions.

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