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Financial Services and International Trade Agreements: The Development Dimension

Wendy Dobson

in A Handbook of International Trade in Services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235216
eISBN:
9780191715624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235216.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter notes the special role of financial services in an economy and distinguishes policy reform from domestic deregulation and capital account deregulation. The impacts of policy reform and ... More


The Prohibition and Punishment of Market Abuse in the UK

EMILIOS AVGOULEAS

in The Mechanics and Regulation of Market Abuse: A Legal and Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244522
eISBN:
9780191715105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244522.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter discusses the legal and regulatory framework dealing with market abuse in the UK. The UK’s market abuse regime has a dual nature and is based both on criminal law and regulatory ... More


The World of Regulation

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

in Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter discusses the role of regulation in corporate governance. The UK system has generally depended on a mixture of primary and secondary legislation with rules made by various non-statutory ... More


 Corporate Financial Reporting and Regulation in Japan

George J. Benston, Michael Bromwich, Robert E. Litan, and Alfred Wagenhofer

in Worldwide Financial Reporting: The Development and Future of Accounting Standards

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195305838
eISBN:
9780199783342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305833.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Japanese accounting standards have developed out of a very different set of national characteristics and financial markets from the other countries surveyed in the book. In particular, they have been ... More


Life Insurance: Nationwide Financial Services, Meiji Seimei

William V. Rapp

in Information Technology Strategies: How Leading Firms use IT to gain an Advantage

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148138
eISBN:
9780199849376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148138.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Not only did larger wealth and longer lives make the life insurance industry focus more on life instead of death, these elements, along with deregulation, have led to the development of new products, ... More


Financial Services, the WTO and Initiatives for Global Financial Reform

Chakravarthi Raghavan

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the role of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in promoting the liberalization and globalization of financial services, along with its implications for global financial reform ... More


Professional Communicative Competences: Four Key Industries in Hong Kong

Winnie Cheng

in Professional Communication: Collaboration between Academics and Practitioners

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099654
eISBN:
9789882207295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099654.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

After Hong Kong was handed over from Britain to China on July 1, 1997, the language policy was modified by the Hong Kong SAR's government to “develop a civil service which is biliterate in English ... More


The Regulation of Financial Services

Tony Prosser

in The Economic Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199644537
eISBN:
9780191747816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644537.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Badly-designed and ineffective regulation of financial services contributed to the 2008 financial crisis. This chapter describes international institutions for financial services regulation, ... More


Risk Management Practices of Islamic Banks: International Evidence

Romzie Rosman and Abdul Rahim Abdul Rahman

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines risk management in Islamic banking, particularly how risks are measured and what techniques are employed for risk mitigation. Drawing on the results of a questionnaire survey, ... More


New Bank Taxes: Why and What Will Be the Effects?

Michael P. Devereux

in Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027977
eISBN:
9780262321099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027977.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This paper analyses some options for the introduction of new taxes on the financial sector, and in particular analyses the Financial Activities Tax (FAT) and the Financial Services Contribution ... More


International Trade in Carbon Units and Financial Services*

James Munro

in Emissions Trading Schemes under International Economic Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198828709
eISBN:
9780191867101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828709.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 6 examines whether measures affecting trade in carbon units constitute measures affecting trade in financial services under the GATS Annex on Financial Services and free trade agreements ... More


Financial Services

Sijbren Cnossen

in Modernizing VATs in Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844075
eISBN:
9780191879722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844075.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

As shown in Chapter 13, the appropriate treatment of financial services is the single most important design issue that remains to be solved under the VAT. Conventional wisdom holds that margin-based ... More


Regulatory Dimensions

Rob Merkin and Jenny Steele

in Insurance and the Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645749
eISBN:
9780191747823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645749.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Emphasises the significance of public regulation of insurance activity, and identifies the traditional concerns of UK insurance regulation with solvency rather than policy terms. Explores ... More


Competition and Complacency, 1997–2007

Ranald C. Michie

in British Banking: Continuity and Change from 1694 to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198727361
eISBN:
9780191793516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727361.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The 1997 change in government ushered in a new era for banking regulation in Britain. Instead of the Bank of England having responsibility for supervising the banking system, a new body was created, ... More


Reengineering the Financial Regulatory System

James D. Cox

in New Directions in Financial Services Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015615
eISBN:
9780262295789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015615.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter reviews six areas that are commonly identified as areas that are in need of reform. The process includes the mapping out of some proposed approaches, and at the same time it examines the ... More


Financial inclusion, financial stress and debt

Glen Bramley and Kirsten Besemer

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Exclusion from financial services in the form of bank accounts has fallen and appears less significant than informal borrowing and problem debt, which have increased dramatically and are strongly ... More


FAT or VAT? The Financial Activities Tax as a Substitute to Imposing Value-Added Tax on Financial Services

Thiess Buettner and Katharina Erbe

in Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027977
eISBN:
9780262321099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027977.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter analyzes revenue and welfare effects of implementing a Financial Activities Tax (FAT) both from a theoretical and a quantitative perspective. The theoretical analysis allows deriving ... More


Services

Billy A. Melo Araujo

in The EU Deep Trade Agenda: Law and Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198753384
eISBN:
9780191815010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753384.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Company and Commercial Law

The aim of this chapter is to determine how the EU’s stated desire to remove regulatory barriers in the area of services has manifested itself in its EU free trade agreements, and the extent to which ... More


Congressional Committees and Monetary Policy

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey and Andrew Bailey

in Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyses the monetary policy oversight hearings of the two congressional banking committees from 1976 to 2009 (as well as the reconfirmation hearings for Volcker, Greenspan and Bernanke) ... More


Regulatory Architecture: What Matters?

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/9780198786474.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the question of regulatory architecture—introduced in Chapter 24—from a normative perspective. It begins by considering the debate before the financial crisis about the merits ... More


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