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Definition of

microprudential regulation

Regulation & Compliance

control of components of financial systems supervision that focuses on the stability of the component parts of a financial system.

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Definitions of ’microprudential regulation’ and meaning of ’microprudential regulation’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’microprudential regulation’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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