BANK INSOLVENCY – REGULATORY CHALLENGES AND EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
Nowadays bank insolvency is a specific field in bank capital management, which requires constant development of the existing regulations and application of new methods and tools for its prevention and early detection. The paper presents a study on bank insolvency in terms of regulatory challenges and empirical evidence for initiation of bankruptcy proceedings against credit institutions. The research thesis is that bank insolvency is a crisis phenomenon in banking practice whose theoretical modelling, regulatory management and empirical investigation require constant improvement of the regulatory framework and supervisory bodies of the central banking institution. The aim of the study was to perform a critical analysis of the evolution of the regulatory framework related to bank insolvency management using empirical evidence from the banking practice in Bulgaria.