definition of bail-in
the process of saving a bank by making it use up its internal resources first
A bail-in takes place before a bankruptcy and under current proposals, regulators would have the power to impose losses on bondholders while leaving untouched other creditors of similar stature, such as derivatives counterparties. | Germany has pushed for depositors in Cypriot banks to help pay for the rescue, a process known as a "bail-in".
Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/03/2013 11:52:00