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The City of London as a Centre for International Banking: The Asian Dimension in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 1

Ranald Michie

in The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter identifies the City of London as occupying a place at the very centre of international banking over the space of two centuries. London’s success is seen to rest on the combination of a ... 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


Global Banking

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle DeLong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Few sectors of the global economy have experienced the dynamic and structural change that has occurred over the past several decades in banking and financial services, or as much turbulence and ... More


The 1980s Crisis in Syndicated Bank Lending to Sovereigns and the Sequence of Mechanisms to Fix it

Luis Jorge Garay Salamanca

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578788
eISBN:
9780191723049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578788.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter looks back to the 1980s and at how the international community addressed the debt crises of countries that were primarily indebted to international commercial banks. It describes how the ... More


British International Banks in Asia, 1870–1914: An Introductory Essay 1

Shizuya Nishimura

in The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The first international banks to appear in Asia were British. On the one hand were banks established in London, or who moved their head office to London. On the other hand were those who were formed ... More


The Re-emergence of Hong Kong as an International Financial Centre, 1960–1978: Contested Internationalization

Catherine R. Schenk

in Financial Centres and International Capital Flows in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603503
eISBN:
9780191729249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603503.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Hong Kong has been roundly praised as a free market paradise, ideal for the attraction of unfettered capitalist exchange, providing a natural environment for a thriving international financial ... More


The Rise of International Banking

Dirk Schoenmaker

in Governance of International Banking: The Financial Trilemma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199971596
eISBN:
9780199333318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971596.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 3 first analyses the business model of international banks. Next, it documents the rise of international banking, both within the major regions and between the three regional blocks. It is ... More


Wealth, Investment, and Global Finance: International Financial Centres, 1870–193 0

Youssef Cassis

in Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199593767
eISBN:
9780191728815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

International financial centres are of key importance for the activities which are the theme of this book. Centres are based on the grouping of a number of financial services which provide ... More


Governance of International Banking: The Financial Trilemma

Dirk Schoenmaker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199971596
eISBN:
9780199333318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971596.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, the business model of international banks is under pressure. Regulators across the world are retrenching to national lines by applying restrictions on ... More


The Politics of Regulatory Convergence and Divergence

Emily Jones

in The Political Economy of Bank Regulation in Developing Countries: Risk and Reputation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198841999
eISBN:
9780191878046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841999.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter sets out an analytical framework that explains why regulators in peripheral developing countries respond in different ways to international banking standards. It identifies four factors ... More


The Puzzle: Peripheral Developing Countries Implementing International Banking Standards

Emily Jones

in The Political Economy of Bank Regulation in Developing Countries: Risk and Reputation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198841999
eISBN:
9780191878046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841999.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter sets out the puzzle at the heart of this book: why do governments in many developing countries choose to regulate their banks on the basis of international standards they did not design, ... More


The Challenges International Banking Standards Pose for Peripheral Developing Countries

Emily Jones

in The Political Economy of Bank Regulation in Developing Countries: Risk and Reputation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198841999
eISBN:
9780191878046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841999.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The aim of this chapter is to provide readers with a solid grasp of the regulatory context in peripheral developing countries, and an understanding of the Basel framework, so that they can better ... More


Solving the Financial Trilemma

Dirk Schoenmaker

in Governance of International Banking: The Financial Trilemma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199971596
eISBN:
9780199333318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971596.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 5 develops some model-based solutions to the financial trilemma. International governance mechanisms for coordination include supranational approaches, where an international institution ... More


European Cross-Border Banking

Dalvinder Singh

in European Cross-Border Banking and Banking Supervision

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198844754
eISBN:
9780191891786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844754.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the interconnected nature of cross-border banking between European Union (EU) Member States in terms of counterparty credit risk exposure at both country and institutional ... More


Deepening Integration

Yilmaz Akyüz

in Playing with Fire: Deepened Financial Integration and Changing Vulnerabilities of the Global South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198797173
eISBN:
9780191838668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797173.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

After recurrent crises with severe consequences in the 1990s and early 2000s EDEs have become even more closely integrated into what is now widely recognized as an inherently unstable international ... More


Coming In and Going Out

James Stent

in China's Banking Transformation: The Untold Story

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190497033
eISBN:
9780190497064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190497033.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter sketches the role of foreign banks opening branches, joint ventures, and representative offices in China over the past decade. Although their market share is only 2%, they have played an ... More


The Question of Growth in a Global Economy

Aaron Major

in Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter complicates the widely accepted view that the postwar international monetary system was defined by “embedded liberalism”—the belief that national economic growth needed to take priority ... More


The Basel 2 Agenda for 2009: Progress so far

Andrew Cornford

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/9780231157643.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the ongoing revisions to Basel 2, the international standards for banks' regulatory capital developed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) to replace the 1988 ... More


The Political Economy of Bank Regulation in Developing Countries: Risk and Reputation

Emily Jones (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198841999
eISBN:
9780191878046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841999.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Why do governments in some developing countries implement international standards, while others do not? Focusing on the politics of bank regulation, this book develops a new framework to explain ... More


Conferences and their (Dis)contents, 1933–1934

Patricia Clavin

in Securing the World Economy: The Reinvention of the League of Nations, 1920-1946

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199577934
eISBN:
9780191744211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577934.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Economic History

The World Economic Conference convened by the League 1933 lies at the heart of international efforts to combat the depression. It was called by the British and French governments, acting in concert ... More


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