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Socially Responsible Investment Law: Regulating the Unseen Polluters

Benjamin J. Richardson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333459
eISBN:
9780199868827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333459.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Environmental harm is commonly associated with the front-line companies that most visibly consume and pollute our shared natural resources. Rarely are the “unseen polluters”, the financial ... More


The Financial System

John Armour, Dan Awrey, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Jeffrey N. Gordon, Colin Mayer, and Jennifer Payne

in Principles of Financial Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198786474
eISBN:
9780191828782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786474.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

The financial system is often distinguished from the so-called ‘real’ economy—the firms who make things or provide services and the people who consume them. The financial system’s significance lies ... More


Market Discipline, Information Processing and Corporate Governance *

Martin F. Hellwig

in Corporate Governance in Context: Corporations, States, and Markets in Europe, Japan, and the US

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199290703
eISBN:
9780191700576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290703.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the rhetoric, the semantics, and the reality of ‘market discipline’ in the 1990s. It begins with a discussion of what financial ‘markets’ actually do and in what sense one can ... More


The Financial Crisis: Sowing the Seeds of New Regulation

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

in Capital Markets, Derivatives and the Law: Evolution After Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199971541
eISBN:
9780199361458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971541.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the origins of the financial crisis and its impact on the regulatory environment. It explains how failures in individual markets and institutions rapidly devolved into global ... More


Supervision in the Wake of the Financial Crisis: Achieving Effective ‘Law in Action’—A Challenge for the EU

Niamh Moloney

in Financial Regulation and Supervision: A post-crisis analysis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660902
eISBN:
9780191806902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199660902.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter is concerned with the ‘law in action’ or the preventive ex ante supervision and monitoring of financial market rules following the 2008 financial crisis. It considers the influences ... More


Understanding the New Institutional Architecture of EU Financial Market Supervision*

Eilis Ferran

in Financial Regulation and Supervision: A post-crisis analysis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660902
eISBN:
9780191806902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199660902.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the seemingly all-encompassing role of the EU in governing financial market activity across Europe and how the organisation's supervision has accelerated in the wake of the ... More


Theory of Financial Markets

John Armour, Dan Awrey, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Jeffrey N. Gordon, Colin Mayer, and Jennifer Payne

in Principles of Financial Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198786474
eISBN:
9780191828782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786474.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explores the process by which financial markets function and the principles by which information is incorporated in market prices. It begins by describing the fundamental theorem of ... More


Principles of Financial Regulation

John Armour, Dan Awrey, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Jeffrey N. Gordon, Colin Mayer, and Jennifer Payne

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198786474
eISBN:
9780191828782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786474.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

The financial crisis of 2007–9 revealed serious failings in the regulation of financial institutions and markets. Prompting a fundamental reconsideration of the design of financial regulation, the ... More


Market Structure

John Armour, Dan Awrey, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Jeffrey N. Gordon, Colin Mayer, and Jennifer Payne

in Principles of Financial Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198786474
eISBN:
9780191828782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786474.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

Financial markets bring together buyers and sellers of financial assets. This chapter examines the institutional arrangements—private contracts, self-regulatory rules, and public regulation—and ... More


Financial Regulation and Supervision: A post-crisis analysis

Eddy Wymeersch, Klaus J. Hopt, and Guido Ferrarini (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660902
eISBN:
9780191806902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199660902.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This comprehensive account of financial regulation and supervision in times of crisis analyses the complex changes under way regarding the new financial regulatory structures in the EU. Focusing on ... More


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