(1) Malthus held that people possess the capacity for foresight and make prudential decisions in the light of the consequences they foresee.(2) But even if they had failed in this prudential duty, did the fact that rates subsequently plummet somehow pass them by?(3) The publication proposes special prudential measures to help commercial banks in times of exchange rate volatility and swings in capital flows.(4) Even in his first five years of supposedly prudential stewardship, his new regulations cost British business a total of Ôö¼├║15.6bn.(5) As to which concrete punishments should be annexed to which crimes, the judgment is a prudential one left for public authority to determine.(6) The ECB is not entrusted with any direct responsibility related to prudential supervision of credit institutions and the stability of the financial system.(7) The figures were expected by most experts, since May was the first month that the new prudential and restrictive monetary measures were implemented.(8) Williams also credits more standard prudential requirements which, he said, have allowed banks to reduce the risk of attracting bad customers.(9) Most students are responsible and prudential and thus not as ribald as Wolfe makes them out to be.(10) At the same time, lax supervision and prudential regulation allowed banks and corporations to take on significant exchange rate and maturity risks.(11) Unfortunately, within the Government's rules, prudential borrowing would not provide the solution to our problems.(12) Indeed, it used to be a principle of asset management that portfolios were diversified across different national jurisdictions as part of a prudential spreading of risk.(13) The performance is creditworthy in view of the absorption of overhang problems by public sector banks and tightening of prudential norms for the banks.(14) According to prudential legislation, bank exposure to any single entity cannot exceed 25 per cent of its capital.(15) Many materials in the ICW, which act as the guarantee on a prudential state finance system, are abolished.(16) Borrowing from banks, with their strict prudential procedures that require collateral for loans, is not a viable option.