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Principles of Financial Regulation

by (author) John Armour, Dan Awrey, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques & Jeffrey N. Gordon

Oxford University Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2016
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    Sep 2016
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The financial crisis of 2007-9 revealed serious failings in the regulation of financial institutions and markets. Prompting a fundamental reconsideration of the design of financial regulation, the financial system has become ever-more complex and interconnected, and the pace of evolution continues to accelerate. It is now clear that regulation must focus on the financial system as a whole, but this poses significant challenges for regulators. Principles of Financial Regulation describes how to address those challenges.

Examining the subject from a holistic and multidisciplinary perspective, Principles of Financial Regulation considers the underlying policies and the objectives of regulation by drawing on economics, finance, and law methodologies. The volume examines regulation in a purposive and dynamic way by framing the book in terms of what the financial system does, rather than what financial regulation is. By analysing specific regulatory measures, the book provides readers to the opportunity to assess regulatory choices on specific policy issues and encourages critical reflection on the design of regulation.

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Born in Vancouver in 1954, Paul Davies has an education in the arts and sciences and has enjoyed careers in both spheres. He currently works as a project manager for a Toronto software manufacturer.

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