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  1. The Regulatory Response to the Financial Crisis

    The Regulatory Response to the Financial Crisis

    Charles A.E. Goodhart
    There are already many papers and books on the causes and course of the current financial crisis, but this is the first and, for the moment, only such book to focus on the regulatory response to it. There are two main attributes that a bank needs to remain in business during a period of turmoil, liquidity to enable it to pay its debts when due, and capital, to absorb losses. Both have been insufficient. Charles Goodhart describes what went wrong and what needs to be done, alongside discussions of deposit insurance, credit rating agencies, prompt corrective action, etc. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 41.00   Web: $ 32.80
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  2. Civil Forfeiture of Criminal Property

    Civil Forfeiture of Criminal Property

    Edited by Simon N.M. Young
    In this book, which is the first of its kind, leading experts examine the civil and criminal forfeiture systems in Australia, Canada, China, Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States. In the fight against organized crime and international money laundering, there is a global trend for countries to enact forfeiture and confiscation laws that are applied through the civil process rather than the traditional criminal justice system. The authors gathered here analyze the appeal these civil forfeiture laws have for governments for their potential to disrupt criminal organizations and for their quantifiable benefits to the state. But without the usual safeguards of the criminal process, civil forfeiture laws are controversial, attracting constitutional challenges, particularly on human rights grounds. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  3. Unfunding Terror

    Unfunding Terror

    Jimmy Gurulé
    The book begins with a discussion of how shutting down the pipelines of funding is as important as dismantling the terrorist cells themselves. Next, the book covers the various means and methods used by terrorist groups to raise money, and examines how money is transferred globally to finance their lethal activities. The principal components of the legal strategy to disrupt the financing of terrorism are then discussed and evaluated. Unfortunately, the author concludes that the legal regime has met with mixed results, and finds that the sense of urgency to deprive terrorists of funding that existed following 9/11 has since dissipated. As a result, international efforts to freeze terrorist assets have dramatically declined. Moreover, the US Department of Justice has suffered several embarrassing and disappointing legal defeats in prosecuting major terrorist financiers. The author provides numerous recommendations to Congress, the Executive Branch, and the UN Security Council for strengthening the legal regime to deny terrorists the money needed to wage global jihad, acquire weapons of mass destruction, and launch another terrorist attack on the scale of 9/11. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 232.00   Web: $ 208.80
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  4. Secured Transactions Reform and Access to Credit

    Secured Transactions Reform and Access to Credit

    Edited by Frederique Dahan, John Simpson
    The chapters presented here provide, for the first time, a comprehensive and cutting-edge view of the subject – from both a legal and economic perspective. They start at the macro level of financial systems, moving towards the behaviours of lenders (commercial banks and micro-lenders), policy options for government and the mechanisms of collateral law reform. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  5. Handbook for Directors of Financial Institutions

    Handbook for Directors of Financial Institutions

    Edited by Benton E. Gup
    Offers advice from existing directors, scholars and regulators about what good directors need to know. The Handbook for Directors of Financial Institutions offers the practitioner and the scholar a comprehensive guide to what it takes to survive and thrive as a director of a financial institution. The authors comprise current directors of banks, credit unions, insurance companies and other organizations, bank regulators, lawyers and academics. They provide unique insights and advice about corporate social responsibility, legal risks, starting a new bank, D&O insurance, sub prime lending, Islamic banking, and other timely issues. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  6. Corporate Governance and China’s H-Share Market

    Corporate Governance and China’s H-Share Market

    Alice de Jonge
    Using detailed case studies of the first nine mainland Chinese companies to be listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange, this book examines the evolution of corporate governance law and culture in China’s H-share market. A story emerges not of tensions between ideas of corporate governance from two different legal systems – Hong Kong vs mainland Chinese – nor about legal convergence as China adopts concepts from Anglo-American jurisdictions. Rather, it is a story of individual firms being pragmatic in mediating the different agendas of state-agencies that own or control them. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  7. Corporate Governance in Banking

    Corporate Governance in Banking

    Edited by Benton E. Gup
    Recent corporate scandals, together with the effects of globalization, have led to an increasing interest in corporate governance issues. Little attention has been paid, however, to international laws and recommendations dealing with corporate governance in banking from a global perspective. This impressive international set of expert contributors – academics, practitioners and regulators – remedies the lack of attention by examining the various issues and concerns of this important topic. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  8. Law and Corporate Finance

    Law and Corporate Finance

    Frank B. Cross, Robert A. Prentice
    In this thorough and enlightening book, the authors examine the role of law in developing the large financial markets necessary for national economic success. They discuss the basic foundational law of contracts, property and tort, corporate law, and securities law, providing both a broad theoretical and empirical case for its value in financial markets. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. Money Laundering and the Proceeds of Crime

    Money Laundering and the Proceeds of Crime

    M. M. Gallant
    The pursuit of the financial proceeds of criminal activity has become a central theme of contemporary crime control. Initially conceived to tackle the global trade in illegal drugs, these methods have been more recently employed in the context of terrorism. This work offers a judicious account of the national and international strategies which seek to cope with crime by attacking its financial underpinnings. The book focuses on the increasingly civil legal orientation of these strategies – a sea change from criminal prosecutions to civil legal instruments. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  10. Financial Intermediation in the New Europe

    Financial Intermediation in the New Europe

    Edited by Donato Masciandaro
    What role will the current evolution of banking systems play in the newly adopted EU countries during the historic challenges following enlargement? This book, a blend of economics and political economy, offers a systematic analysis of the current trends in financial intermediation in the countries of the newly enlarged Europe, with particular focus on those policies taken by foreign banks on the one hand, and by regulatory and supervisory authorities on the other. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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