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

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale, and John Eatwell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166989
eISBN:
9780199783861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166989.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book sets forth the economic rationale for international financial regulation and what role, if any, international regulation can play in effectively managing systemic risk while providing ... More


Regulating Finance: Balancing Freedom and Risk

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199270569
eISBN:
9780191602542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270562.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book presents eight essays on financial regulation, focusing on the European context. Essay one examines the concept of market-friendly regulation. Essay two discusses the need for stronger bank ... More


Lessons from the Crisis

Jean Tirole

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/9780691145235.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter aims to contribute to the debate on financial system reform. The first part describes what is perceived to be a massive regulatory failure, a breakdown that goes all the way from ... More


Global Governance and International Standard Setting

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/9780195166989.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter assesses the evolution of international standard setting in financial markets by examining the characteristics of the various international bodies, such as the Basel Committee on Banking ... More


Summing Up and Conclusion: The New International Financial Architecture—Promise or Threat?

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/9780195166989.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a summary of the main themes of the preceding chapters. It presents the following principles to guide in the design of the new international financial architecture: (i) full ... 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


Regulation in the United Kingdom

Shawn Donnelly

in The Regimes of European Integration: Constructing Governance of the Single Market

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579402
eISBN:
9780191723087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579402.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews changes in British regulation of companies, financial markets, and accounting standards to show the endogenous sources of policy change and the accompanying contest over ... More


Obstacles to SRI: Investment Regulation

Benjamin J. Richardson

in Socially Responsible Investment Law: Regulating the Unseen Polluters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333459
eISBN:
9780199868827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333459.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines how the legal system has traditionally hindered SRI. It focuses on the governing fiduciary duties, the decision-making procedures within financiers, and the international ... More


Introduction

Mathias Dewatripont, Jean-Charles Rochet, and Jean Tirole

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/9780691145235.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This introductory chapter begins by briefly setting out the book's purpose, which is to offer a perspective on what happened during the recent financial crisis and especially on the lessons to be ... More


Regulation and Governance of Market Infrastructure: Global Perspective

Ruben Lee

in Running the World's Markets: The Governance of Financial Infrastructure

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133539
eISBN:
9781400836970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133539.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines a unique set of assessments of securities markets and their regulation, from countries around the world, in order to provide a global perspective on policymakers' viewpoints ... More


German Regulation

Shawn Donnelly

in The Regimes of European Integration: Constructing Governance of the Single Market

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579402
eISBN:
9780191723087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579402.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews changes in German regulation of companies, financial markets, and accounting standards to show the endogenous sources of policy change and the accompanying contest over normative ... More


Strengthening the Global Financial System through Institutional and Legal Reform

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/9780195166989.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents proposals for reform of the institutional framework and functions of international financial regulation. It argues that effective international financial regulation requires a ... 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


Who Should Regulate What?

Ruben Lee

in Running the World's Markets: The Governance of Financial Infrastructure

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133539
eISBN:
9781400836970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133539.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The question of what regulatory authority over securities markets should be assigned to exchanges, central counterparties, and central securities depositories has long been controversial. This ... More


Regulation and Taxation: Economics and Politics

Donato Masciandaro and Francesco Passarelli

in Taxation and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698165
eISBN:
9780191738630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698165.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

We describe systemic financial risk as a negative externality. Free riding leads to excess risk production. We consider two instruments usually adopted to tackle this problem: financial regulation ... More


British Retail Banking in the Twentieth Century: Decline and Renaissance in Industrial Lending

Lucy Newton

in Business in Britain in the Twentieth Century: Decline and Renaissance?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199226009
eISBN:
9780191710315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226009.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The ‘Big Five’ banks dominated British retail banking before 1939 and provided strength and stability in the financial sector. Yet after 1945, these institutions lost their dominance as providers of ... More


Domestic Financial Regulations in Developing Countries: Can They Effectively Limit the Impact of Capital Account Volatility?

Liliana Rojas‐Suarez

in Capital Market Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230587
eISBN:
9780191710896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230587.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter identifies two alternative forms of prudential regulation. The first set is formed by regulations that directly control financial aggregates, such as liquidity expansion and credit ... More


The Credit Crisis and the Constitution

Julia Black

in The Regulatory State: Constitutional Implications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593170
eISBN:
9780191595660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593170.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

During the period June 2007 to October 2008, assets in financial institutions in the US lost $1,580bn in value, in the UK £122bn, and across the EU €784.6bn. The credit markets literally closed, ... More


Incentives versus Rules: Alternative Approaches to 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/9780195166989.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers the role of market discipline and whether it can be relied upon as the only tool of financial regulation. It argues that if this is true, there needs to be at minimum an ... More


Self vs. Public Discipline 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:
10.1093/0199270562.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This essay explores the development of financial regulation along two key dimensions: the preference for financial self-imposed standards over law-based prescriptions, and the preference for ... More


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