Implementing Financial Regulation

Implementing Financial Regulation Author Joanna Gray
ISBN-10 9780470869307
Year 2006-05-01
Pages 286
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons

Now that the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 has had a chance to bed itself down and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) is developing its new regulatory toolkit and modus operandi, financial regulation has moved on in interesting directions. This book takes a critical look at the principles and practices behind this regulation, as well as the theory that is involved. This book goes further than a description of the laws that are currently out there, by analysing the impact and implications of the new financial regulations, making it a ’must-read’ for law, finance and accounting practitioners. Coverage includes: Regulation and compliance; disclosure risk and regulation and stakeholders in financial regulation.

Civil Society and Financial Regulation

Civil Society and Financial Regulation Author Lisa V. Kastner
ISBN-10 1138634425
Year 2017-10-09
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Routledge

Coalitions of consumer groups, NGOs, and trade unions have traditionally been considered politically weak compared to well-organized and resourceful financial sector groups which dominate or "capture" financial regulatory decisions. However, following the 2008 financial crisis civil society groups have been seen to exert much more influence with politicians successfully implementing financial reform in spite of industry opposition. Drawing on literature from social movement research and regulatory politics, this book shows how diffuse interests were represented in financial regulatory overhauls in both the United States and the European Union. Four cases of reform in the post-crisis regulatory context are analysed: the creation of a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the US, the introduction of new consumer protection regulations through EU directives, the failure of attempts to introduce a financial transaction tax in the US, and the agreement of eleven EU member states to introduce such a tax, it shows how building coalitions with important elite allies outside and inside government helped traditionally weak interest groups transcend a lack of material resources to influence and shape regulatory policy. By engaging with a less well-known side of the debate, it explains how business power was curbed and diverse interests translated into financial regulatory policy.

New Paradigms for Financial Regulation

New Paradigms for Financial Regulation Author Masahiro Kawai
ISBN-10 9780815722656
Year 2012-12-20
Pages 291
Language en
Publisher Brookings Institution Press

The global financial crisis has led to a sweeping reevaluation of financial market regulation and macroeconomic policies. Emerging markets need to balance the goals of financial development and broader financial inclusion with the imperative of strengthening macroeconomic and financial stability. The third in a series on emerging markets, New Paradigms for Financial Regulation develops new analytical frameworks and provides policy prescriptions for how the frameworks should be adapted to a world of more free and more volatile capital. This volume provides an overview of the global regulatory landscape from the perspective of Asian emerging markets. The contributors discuss the many challenges ahead in developing sound and flexible financial regulatory systems for emerging market economies. The challenges are heightened by the rising integration of these economies into global trade and finance, the growing sophistication of their financial systems as globalization and emergence processes accelerate, and their potential vulnerability to instability arising from the financial markets in the advanced economies. The contributors provide guidance about pitfalls to be avoided, general principles that should guide the creation of sound regulatory systems, and valuable analytic perspectives about how to continue to broaden the financial sector and innovate while still maintaining financial and macroeconomic stability.

Institutional Structure of Financial Regulation

Institutional Structure of Financial Regulation Author Robin Hui Huang
ISBN-10 9781317910640
Year 2014-06-20
Pages 280
Language en
Publisher Routledge

In light of on-going global financial crises, the institutional structure of financial regulation is currently a subject of significant academic and practical interest. The financial crisis has called into question the adequacy of financial regulation at the national and supranational levels, and has instigated financial regulatory reforms in major markets overseas. This has included the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act in the US, and the programme to split the Financial Services Authority in the UK. This book examines the institutional structure reform of financial regulation from a comparative perspective, exploring both fundamental theories and international experiences. The book explores the three main institutional structures of financial regulation in the world; the sectors-based model, adopted in the US, Mainland China and Hong Kong; the twin-peaks model with Australia and the Netherlands as its pioneers; and the single-regulator model as represented by the former Financial Services Authority in the UK and the Financial Services Agency in Japan. The book contains contributions from renowned experts in the field of financial regulation including Douglas Arner, Jeffrey Carmichael, Robin Hui Huang, Dirk Schoenmaker, and Michael Taylor, and will be of interest to students and researchers of banking and finance law, and comparative economics.

Regulating Financial Services and Markets in the 21st Century

Regulating Financial Services and Markets in the 21st Century Author EilÃs Ferran
ISBN-10 9781847311696
Year 2001-09-11
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

The essays in this work offer a high-level examination of the most important issues facing financial services regulation,and the far-reaching effects of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 on the UK financial sector in the context of rapid global change. Taking an interdisciplinary approach the book includes contributions by many distinguished academic authorities on the law and economics of regulation, and also some of the most influential practitioners, regulators and policymakers. As such it provides an authoritative analysis of the underlying issues affecting the broad development of financial services regulation: the objectives of regulation, the responsibilities of the regulated community, the accountability of regulators, the regulation of electronic financial markets and the impact of stock market mergers, regional regulation within Europe, and the development of global financial regulation.

The Financial Crisis and the Regulation of Finance

The Financial Crisis and the Regulation of Finance Author Christopher J. Green
ISBN-10 9781849808712
Year 2011-01-01
Pages 296
Language en
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing

The Financial Crisis and the Regulation of Finance includes acomprehensive overview of the crisis and reviews the theory and practise of regulation in the UK and worldwide. The contributors ¿ all international experts on financial markets and regulation ¿ provide perspectives and analysis on macro-prudential regulation, the regulation of financial firms,and the role of shareholders and disclosure. This rigorous book will be of great interest to all those with an interest inbanking and finance including academics, professionals, bankers, regulators, advisors and civil servants. Students on banking and finance courses will also find this clear and compact resource invaluable.

Financial Regulatory Reform and the 111th Congress

Financial Regulatory Reform and the 111th Congress Author Baird Webel
ISBN-10 9781437934007
Year 2010-11
Pages 18
Language en
Publisher DIANE Publishing

Contents: (1) Introduction: Comprehensive Financial Reform Proposals; The Panic of Sept. 2008; (2) Issues for Regulatory Reform: Systemic Risk: Policy Issues (PI); Legislation; Federal Reserve Emergency Authority and Congressional Oversight: PI; Legislation; Resolution Regime for Failing Firms: PI; Legislation; Securitization and Shadow Banking: PI; Legislation; Consolidation of Bank Supervision: PI; Legislation; Financial Consumer Protection: PI; Legislation; Derivatives: PI; Legislation; Credit Rating Agencies: PI; Legislation; Investor Protection: PI; Legislation; Hedge Funds: PI; Legislation; Exec. Compensation: PI; Legislation; Insurance: PI; Legislation.

Capital the EU and the Global Financial Crisis

Capital the EU and the Global Financial Crisis Author Eamonn Killian
Year 2014-01-02
Pages 58
Language en
Publisher Eamonn Killian

The free movement of capital within the EU is the laggard freedom, perhaps emanating from its ill-bounded contingent character as drafted in Article 67 of the original Treaty, or being ruled as not directly effective, or its close proximity to sovereignty and subsidiarity considerations. Clearly there must be significant operational inhibitors, as well as political considerations which have frustrated efforts (from Segre and Werner onwards) to remove the barriers and emancipate the flows of capital. Recent events however, serve to highlight the fragility of our predicament on the global financial stage with significant systemic risks emanating from the globalisation of capital and foreign direct investment. The Commissions answer is to centralise EU regulation with the introduction of new supranational authorities whose binding powers and remit is to drive forward the harmonisation of financial regulation and supervision. Perhaps we’ve heard this before? As the purposefully incendiary title suggests this dissertation shall investigate the importance of capital, its closeness to sovereignty, the previous EU regulatory experiences, the operative mechanisms necessary to regulate and supervise financial services, and utilise a hypothesis based approach to examine the renewed drive by the Commission to centralise the management of financial risk across the EU set against the key dimensions of certainty, coherency, competency, and sovereignty.

Financial Regulation

Financial Regulation Author Orice Williams Brown
ISBN-10 9781437932546
Year 2010-08
Pages 58
Language en
Publisher DIANE Publishing

The auditor was directed to assess the joint report of the SEC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on harmonization of their regulatory approaches. In Oct. 2009, CFTC and SEC issued this report in response to the Dept. of the Treasury¿s recommendation that the two agencies assess conflicts in their rules and statutes with respect to similar financial instruments. This reports objectives were to review: (1) how CFTC and SEC identified and assessed harmonization opportunities; (2) the agencies¿ progress toward implementing the joint report¿s recommendations; and (3) additional steps the agencies could take to reduce inconsistencies and overlap in their oversight. Charts and tables.

Financial Regulation at the Crossroads

Financial Regulation at the Crossroads Author Panagiotis Delimatsis
ISBN-10 9789041133557
Year 2011
Pages 387
Language en
Publisher Kluwer Law International

This book brings outstanding expertise and provides insightful perspectives from nineteen authors with diverse backgrounds, including officials from international organizations, national regulators, and commercial banking, as well as academics in law, economics, political economy, and finance. The authors not only shed light on the causes of the financial turmoil, but also present thoughtful proposals that contribute to the future policy debate, and discuss opportunities that financial services can offer in funding activities which raise standards of living through initiatives in microfinance, renewable energy, and food distribution. The contributions to this volume tackle several of the thorniest issues of financial regulation in a post-crisis environment, such as: the mechanics of contagion within the financial system and the role of liquidity; moral hazard when large financial institutions are no longer subject to the disciplinary effects of bankruptcy; bank capital requirements; management compensation; design of bank resolution schemes; a function-centric versus institution-centric regulatory approach; subsidization and compatibility of stimulus packages with EU rules on state aid; trade finance and the role of the GATS prudential carve-out; and the role of financial services in promoting human rights or combating climate change.