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The Federal Republic of Germany: Keeping the State at Arm's Length

Andreas Busch

in Banking Regulation and Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Most academic studies have come to the conclusion that compared with other countries, German banking policy has not had to confront any major problems. This chapter presents a case study which shows ... More


The United Kingdom: Late Codification, Early Reform

Andreas Busch

in Banking Regulation and Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter examines banking regulation in the United Kingdom. It begins with a description of the historical development of the banking system and its regulatory structure, followed by an ... More


The United States: Deadlock Through Fragmentation

Andreas Busch

in Banking Regulation and Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter begins by examining the historical development of state policy towards the banking sector and its implications for the new challenges which have emerged in the last few decades. It then ... More


Switzerland: High Risks, Joint Responsibilities

Andreas Busch

in Banking Regulation and Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter begins by exploring the historical development of the Swiss banking system and those state institutions charged with overseeing and regulating it, before moving on to examine the ... More


Using a Mandatory Subordinated Debt Issuance Requirement to Set Regulatory Capital Requirements for Bank Credit Risks

Paul Kupiec

in Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195169713
eISBN:
9780199783717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Important shortcomings limit the appeal of the direct use of bank internal models to set regulatory capital requirements for bank credit risks. Common approaches for calculating credit value for ... More


Regulation and Competition in German Banking: An Assessment

Karl-Hermann Fischer and Christian Pfeil

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Offers an in-depth discussion of regulatory and competitive issues in German banking. Emphasising that regulation, market structure, and competitive conduct are deeply interrelated the authors look ... More


Regulating Banks: Capital-Friendly or Consumer-Friendly Rules?

Sean D. Ehrlich

in Access Points: An Institutional Theory of Policy Bias and Policy Complexity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737536
eISBN:
9780199918645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737536.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Every country regulates its banking sector in order to prevent a run on one bank from spreading throughout the banking system and creating a financial crisis. However, countries have many options ... More


The Future of Banking Regulation

Jean-Charles Rochet

in Balancing the Banks: Global Lessons from the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145235
eISBN:
9781400834648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145235.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter takes a more detailed look at the flaws in the prudential framework that was in place when the crisis erupted and at the required remedies. It begins by discussing the Basel Accords and ... More


State and Banking Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Andreas Busch

in Banking Regulation and Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter compares the structures and outputs of the four policy networks discussed in the preceding chapters, arguing that country-specific contingencies lead to different outcomes in the face of ... More


Conclusion: National Institutions as Filters of Globalization

Andreas Busch

in Banking Regulation and Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter evaluates the outcome of the study in terms of the competing hypotheses of policy convergence and diversity. It argues that a distinction between the dimensions of policy, politics, and ... More


Small Firms and Made in Italy

Francesca Carnevali

in Europe's Advantage: Banks and Small Firms in Britain, France, Germany, and Italy since 1918

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199257393
eISBN:
9780191603846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257396.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter considers the reasons behind successive Italian governments’ decision to continue their support of small firms after 1945, and how this has shaped the structure of the economy. The ... More


Access Points: An Institutional Theory of Policy Bias and Policy Complexity

Sean D. Ehrlich

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737536
eISBN:
9780199918645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737536.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Access Points develops a new theory about how democratic institutions influence policy outcomes. Access Point Theory argues that the more points of access that institutions provide to ... More


The State and the Regulation of the Banking Sector

Andreas Busch

in Banking Regulation and Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter presents an overview of the peculiarities of the banking sector and the principal tools states have at their disposal for regulating it. It also addresses the challenges states faced in ... More


Postscriptum: The 2007/8 Subprime Mortgage Crisis and Banking Regulation

Andreas Busch

in Banking Regulation and Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the subprime mortgage crisis in the United States. Topics covered include the manifestation of the crisis, causes of the crisis, and the potential consequences of the crisis ... More


Universal banks, specialized banks and the regulation of financial services

Jordi Canals

in Universal Banking: International Comparisons and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775065
eISBN:
9780191695353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775065.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter discusses the challenges that the financial regulators of industrial nations now face as a result of financial innovation and changes in the strategy of financial intermediaries. ... More


International Soft Law and the Formation of Binding International Financial Regulation

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale, and John Eatwell

in Global Governance of Financial Systems: The International Regulation of Systemic Risk

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166989
eISBN:
9780199783861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166989.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the theoretical framework of international soft law and how it embraces both legally nonbinding and binding rules and standards of international financial regulation. ... More


A Microeconomic Examination of Financial Fragility: A Test of Capital Adequacy Standards

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale, and John Eatwell

in Global Governance of Financial Systems: The International Regulation of Systemic Risk

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166989
eISBN:
9780199783861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166989.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the link between the relative level of an individual bank's adequacy and the fragility of the banking system. Specifically, the probability of a banking crisis is modeled, using ... More


Institutional and Regulatory Frameworks for the Main Bank System

Kazuo Ueda

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the nature, degree, and implications of heavy government regulation on the performance of the banking sector, particularly of main banks. The main reason for government ... More


Bank Regulation in Practice

Peter d. Spencer

in The Structure and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198776093
eISBN:
9780191695384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776093.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Due to their nature, banks are more highly regulated than other financial institutions, since they are a vital social institution and operate the payment transmissions system. Monetary history ... More


Market-friendly Regulation 1

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

in Regulating Finance: Balancing Freedom and Risk

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199270569
eISBN:
9780191602542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270562.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This essay argues that the internationalization of financial markets has made authorities more aware of the risks of perverse incentives and the costs of excessive regulation. It explains the concept ... More


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