The Oxford Handbook of Financial Regulation

The Oxford Handbook of Financial Regulation

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The financial system and its regulation have undergone exponential growth and dramatic reform over the last thirty years. This period has witnessed major developments in the nature and intensity of financial markets, as well as repeated cycles of regulatory reform and development, often linked to crisis conditions. The recent financial crisis has led to unparalleled interest in financial regulation from policymakers, economists, legal practitioners, and the academic
community, and has prompted large-scale regulatory reform. The Oxford Handbook of Financial Regulation is the first comprehensive, authoritative, and state of the art account of the nature of financial regulation. Written by an international team of leading scholars in the field, it takes a
contextual and comparative approach to examine scholarly, policy, and regulatory developments in the past three decades.

The first three parts of the Handbook address the underpinning horizontal themes which arise in financial regulation: financial systems and regulation; the organization of financial system regulation, including regional examples from the EU and the US; and the delivery of outcomes and regulatory techniques. The final three Parts address the perennial objectives of financial regulation, widely regarded as the anchors of financial regulation internationally: financial stability, market
efficiency, integrity, and transparency; and consumer protection.

The Oxford Handbook of Financial Regulation is an invaluable resource for scholars and students of financial regulation, economists, policy-makers and regulators.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 816 pages
  • 172 x 257 x 42mm | 1,396g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0199687218
  • 9780199687213
  • 615,606

Table of contents

Part I. Financial Systems and Regulation
1: Simon Deakin: The Evolution of Theory and Method in Law and Finance
2: Colin Mayer: Economic Development, Financial Systems, and the Law
3: Frank Partnoy: Financial Systems, Crises, and Regulation
Part II. The Organization of Financial System Regulation
4: Eilis Ferran: Institutional Design: The Choices for National Systems
5: Christopher Brummer and Matt Smallcomb: Institutional Design: The International Architecture
6: Brigitte Haar: Organizing Regional Systems: The EU Example
7: Eric Pan: Organizing Regional Systems: The US Example
Part III. Delivering Outcomes and Regulatory Techniques
8: Julia Black: Regulatory Styles and Supervisory Strategies
9: Jennifer Payne: The Role of Gatekeepers
10: Iain MacNeil: Enforcement and Sanctioning
Part IV. Financial Stability
11: Rosa Lastra: Systemic Risk and Macroprudential Supervision
12: Kern Alexander: The Role of Capital in Supporting Financial Stability
13: Peter O. Mulbert: Managing Risk in the Financial System
14: Michelle Everson: Regulating the Insurance Sector
15: John Armour: Crisis Management and Resolution
16: Douglas Arner: Cross-Border Supervision of Financial Institutions
Part V. Market Efficiency, Transparency, and Integrity
17: Luca Enriques and Sergio Gilotta: Disclosure and Financial Market Regulation
18: Andrew Tuch: Conduct of Business Regulation
19: Guido Ferrarini and Paolo Saguato: Regulating Financial Infrastructure
20: Andreas Fleckner: Regulating Trading Practices
21: Harry McVea: Supporting Market Integrity
22: Emilios Avgouleas: Regulating Financial Innovation
VI. Consumer Protection
23: Dimity Kingsford Smith and Olivia Dixon: The Consumer Interest and the Financial Markets
24: Niamh Moloney: Regulating the Retail Markets
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Review quote

The essays included in this volume represent an ideal starting point to first, understand the main problems arising in the regulation of financial markets, and secondly, further research key topics that emerge from this treatise. The Handbook provides an unprecedented, coherent, and contextual coverage of the main themes related to the regulation of financial markets and it puts forward an authoritative statement as to the status of post-crisis reform. * Vincent Bavoso, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation *
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About Niamh Moloney

Eilis Ferran is Professor of Company & Securities Law at the University of Cambridge and the University JM Keynes Fellow in Financial Economics. She is also a Professorial Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge. Since April 2012 she has been Chair of the Law Faculty at Cambridge. She is the author of Principles of Corporate Finance Law (second edition OUP 2014, with Look Chan Ho).

Niamh Moloney is Professor of Financial Markets Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is the author of EU Securities and Financial Markets Regulation (third edition OUP 2014).

Jennifer Payne is Professor of Corporate Finance Law at the University of Oxford and a fellow and tutor at Merton College, Oxford. Her recent publications include Corporate Finance Law: Principles and Policy (Hart, 2011, with Louise Gullifer).
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