Financial crises are one of the most costly things a society can suffer. If a crisis arises in a bank or another institution, the Swedish National Debt Office is responsible for dealing with the situation.
How do we manage a bank in crisis?
The Debt Office assumes control of a bank or financial institution in crisis if it is deemed to be systemically important. This allows the central government to act quickly and forcefully to manage a financial crisis without jeopardising tax funds.
Learn more about financial crisis management
As Sweden’s resolution authority, the Debt Office is responsible for both preparation and management of crises involving banks and other financial institutions. This report describes our work to create financial stability.
A functioning national economy
Effective crisis management reduces the costs to society. A serious disruption of the system can entail great costs to the national economy.
Minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) – Compliance Q2 2022
In this report, the Debt Office shows how well the systemically important institutions met the set MREL requirements as of the end of the second quarter 2022.
Compliance with the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities – Q2 2022
All systemically important banks and other institutions were compliant with the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) at the end of the second quarter. Today, the Swedish...
The Swedish Financial Stability Council agrees on measures to safeguard financial stability
The Financial Stability Council has had an extraordinary meeting due to the liquidity problems in the market for electricity derivatives. These problems have prompted the government to propose state...
Minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) – Compliance Q1 2022
In this report, the Debt Office shows how well the systemically important institutions met the set MREL requirements as of the end of the first quarter 2022.