Ivey Publishing
ING and Global Financial Integration
Product Number:
9A99M022
Publication Date:
10/27/1999
Revised Date:
01/18/2010
Length:
17 pages
Product Type:
Case (Library)
Source:
Ivey
Like many other financial institutions, ING faces the challenges and opportunities of globalization. This case examines financial integration within the European Union, the attempt to harmonize regulations and the creation of a single currency. The Basle Accord establishes international standards for a financial institution's capital as a percentage of loans. There is currently an attempt to modify these standards to reflect the differences in risk associated with different types of assets. The case also examines emerging markets and the foreign exchange crises that repeatedly impact these countries. Finally, the case examines the shift towards electronic commerce and the possibility of entering new markets without having to build or acquire physical facilities. Students are encouraged to analyze these basic changes in the environment of business and to consider how these changes may impact the globalization strategy of a financial institution.
Issues:
Disciplines:
General Management/Strategy,  International
Industries:
Finance and Insurance
Setting:
Netherlands, Large, 1999
Intended Audience:
MBA/Postgraduate
Price:
$5.30 CAD / $5.00 USD Printed Copy
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Permissions
Associated Materials
Use With: 9B08M027 (3 pages)
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