FRANKFURT, March 23 Some euro zone banks may
need to be unwound if they become unviable, the European Central
Bank's top supervisor said on Thursday, just as the Italian
government seeks to bail out two regional lenders.
"In specific cases consolidation may also take the form of
the unwinding of banks if they become unviable," Daniele Nouy
told a committee of the European Parliament.
Nouy also called for the ECB's supervisors to be given
greater discretion when deciding how much capital banks must
(Reporting By Francesco Canepa; Editing by Balazs Koranyi)