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  1. The Governance of Credit Rating Agencies

    The Governance of Credit Rating Agencies

    Andrea Miglionico
    The global crisis revealed that credit rating agencies (CRAs) are capable of bringing about potential distortions in the financial sector, thereby resulting in a reduction in market confidence which, in turn, influences negotiations and expectations. CRAs need to be held accountable for lack of transparency and inaccurate ratings, however the existing regulatory framework does not secure adequate investor protection. This book provides a new and important contribution to research in the area, at a crucial time in the debate around financial regulation and investment regimes. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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  2. Enforcing Shareholders’ Duties

    Enforcing Shareholders’ Duties

    Edited by Hanne S. Birkmose, Konstantinos Sergakis
    A heavily debated topic, the evolution of shareholders’ duties risks the transformation of the very concept of shareholder primacy, crucially associated with shareholder rights. Offering a distinctive and comprehensive examination of both current and forthcoming enforcement mechanisms in the area of shareholder duties, this timely book provides an exhaustive analysis of the many issues related to these mechanisms, and considers the ongoing challenges surrounding their implementation. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  3. Religion and Finance

    Religion and Finance

    Mervyn K. Lewis, Ahmad Kaleem
    Judaism, Christianity and Islam all impose obligations and constraints upon the rightful use of wealth and earthly resources. All three of these religions have well-researched views on the acceptability of practices such as usury but the principles and practices of other, non-interest, financial instruments are less well known. This book examines each of these three major world faiths, considering their teachings, social precepts and economic frameworks, which are set out as a guide for the financial dealings and economic behaviour of their adherents. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  4. Regulating Financial Derivatives

    Regulating Financial Derivatives

    Alexandra G. Balmer
    This book puts forward a holistic approach to post-crisis derivatives regulation, providing insight into how new regulation has dealt with the risk that OTC derivatives pose to financial stability. It discusses the implications that post crisis regulation has had on central counterparties and the risk associated with clearing of OTC derivatives. The author offers a novel solution to tackle the potential negative externalities from the failure of a central counterparty and identifies potential new risks arising from post crisis reforms. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. Innovations in Corporate Governance

    Innovations in Corporate Governance

    Edited by Susan Watson, P. M. Vasudev
    The world is changing. Old certainties were swept away by the Financial Crisis of 2008. States are grappling with the implications of new thinking about the ways in which the role and nature of corporations should be viewed and therefore regulated. This timely study uses perspectives of scholars from around the world to highlight and provide critical analysis of innovations in corporate governance adopted in a range of jurisdictions, both mature and developing. Due to their primary importance, particular attention is paid to the governance of banks. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  6. Global Capital Markets

    Global Capital Markets

    Edited by P. M. Vasudev, Susan Watson
    This topical volume examines key developments in the law regulating capital markets, drawing on examples from around the world – including United States, Canada, Europe, China, India, and New Zealand. With perspectives from international scholars, chapters look at current issues including the regulation of crowdfunding, efforts in Europe for shareholder empowerment, hedge fund activism in Canada, international regulatory cooperation, and regulation of corporate governance in China through securities law rules. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  7. International Investment Law and the Global Financial Architecture

    International Investment Law and the Global Financial Architecture

    Edited by Christian J. Tams, Stephan W. Schill, Rainer Hofmann
    This book addresses how international investment law interacts with the (re-)regulation of financial and capital markets, in particular in the sovereign debt and banking sectors. It considers where the line should be drawn between legitimate regulation and undue interference with investor rights and, equally importantly, who draws it. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  8. European Insolvency Law

    European Insolvency Law

    Gerard McCormack, Andrew Keay, Sarah Brown
    Critically analysing the substantive law of insolvency in the EU countries as a whole, this book carries out horizontal cross-cutting analysis of the data gathered from a study of national insolvency laws. It selects particular areas for detailed discussion and considers the pros and cons of particular legislative solutions. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  9. Bank Funding, Liquidity, and Capital Adequacy

    Bank Funding, Liquidity, and Capital Adequacy

    José Gabilondo
    Focusing primarily on the banking system in the United States, this book offers an innovative framework that integrates a depository bank’s liquidity and its capital adequacy into a unified notion of funding that helps to explain how the 2007–2008 crisis unfolded, why central banks succeeded in resolving the crisis, and how the conceptual legacy of the crisis and its resolution led to lasting changes in bank funding regulation, including new objective requirements for bank liquidity. To provide a comparative context, the book also examines the funding models of non-bank intermediaries like dealer banks and insurers. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  10. Takaful and Islamic Cooperative Finance

    Takaful and Islamic Cooperative Finance

    Edited by S. Nazim Ali, Shariq Nisar
    Islamic finance distinguishes itself from conventional finance with its strong emphasis on the moral consequences of financial transactions; prohibiting interest, excessive uncertainty, and finance of harmful business. When it comes to risk mitigation, it is unique in its risk sharing approach. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  11. Shadow Banking in China

    Shadow Banking in China

    Shen Wei
    This timely book investigates the dynamic causes, key forms, potential risks and changing regulation of shadow banking in China. Topics discussed include P2P lending, wealth management products, local government debts, and the underground lending market. Taking policy considerations into account, the author provides a comprehensive analysis of the regulatory instruments tackling the systemic risks in relation to China’s shadow banking sector. Central bank’s role, interest rate formation mechanism, exchange rate reform and further deepening reform of the regulatory regime and financial markets are also thoroughly discussed in the context of China’s continuing financial reform. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  12. Informed Insurance Choice?

    Informed Insurance Choice?

    Leander D. Loacker
    Enabling informed choices with regards to mass risk insurance is an aim pursued for decades now at both the national and European level. This book explores the extent to which the imposing of disclosure duties on the insurer may actually contribute to this end and where it inevitably reaches limits. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  13. The Law on Corporate Governance in Banks

    The Law on Corporate Governance in Banks

    Iris H.-Y. Chiu, Michael McKee, Anna P. Donovan, Rod Edmunds, Andreas Kokkinis, John Lowry, Marc T. Moore, Arad Reisberg
    Corporate governance in financial institutions has come under the spotlight since the banking crisis in the UK in 2008-9. In many respects, the banking business raises unique problems for corporate governance that are not found in other corporate sectors. The Law on Corporate Governance in Banks is the first work to provide a detailed survey and practical examination of key topical issues in the corporate governance of banks and financial institutions, including governance structure, collective board responsibility, directors’ liability, shareholders, and risk management. Combining the insight and expertise of leading corporate lawyers in the field with rigorous academic analysis, the book unpicks and clarifies the legal issues that confront corporate and banking law practitioners when advising banks and financial institutions. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 215.00   Web: $ 193.50
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  14. Executive Compensation in Imperfect Financial Markets

    Executive Compensation in Imperfect Financial Markets

    Jay Cullen
    This important book discusses the issue of executive compensation in Anglo-American financial markets following the financial crisis. The book begins by contextualizing the problem facing financial institutions in the US and the UK and argues that approaches to government and compensation reform are flawed. It then goes on to offer solutions and suggests that new reforms to executive compensation in financial institutions would be very welcome, despite certain limitations. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  15. Financial Crime and Gambling in a Virtual World

    Financial Crime and Gambling in a Virtual World

    Clare Chambers-Jones, Henry Hillman
    In this unique book, the authors examine the relationship between real world legislation and new advancements in technology, showing how this can lead to loopholes in legislative protection. They draw on empirical research to highlight the jurisprudential issues relating to economic internet crime and digital currencies. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  16. The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime

    The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime

    Nicholas Ryder
    Concentrating on the relationship between the 2007 financial crisis and white-collar crime in both the United States of America and the United Kingdom this unique book asserts that such activity was an important variable that contributed towards the crisis. It also reveals a number of similarities and differences in the approach towards white-collar crime emanating from the financial crisis. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  17. The Law of Securities, Commodities and Bank Accounts

    The Law of Securities, Commodities and Bank Accounts

    Marek Dubovec
    In this unique study Marek Dubovec examines contemporary commercial relationships between investors and their intermediaries – relationships based on accounts that hold intangible rights to securities, funds, and commodity contracts. Such accounts have replaced the traditional physical possession and delivery of tangible objects, such as security certificates, coins, and commodities that were previously used in commercial relationships. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  18. The Economic and Legal Effectiveness of the European Union’s Anti-Money Laundering Policy

    The Economic and Legal Effectiveness of the European Union’s Anti-Money Laundering Policy

    Brigitte Unger, Joras Ferwerda, Melissa van den Broek, Ioana Deleanu
    Official government policies against money laundering in the EU have been in place for roughly 25 years, after much concerted effort and a great deal of time and money invested. This volume examines the anti-money laundering policy of the EU Member States in connection to the threat of money laundering they face. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  19. Regulating Credit Rating Agencies

    Regulating Credit Rating Agencies

    Aline Darbellay
    This highly topical book examines how the leading credit rating agencies – Moody's, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch – have risen to prominence in the wake of the financial crisis. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  20. The Governance and Regulation of International Finance

    The Governance and Regulation of International Finance

    Geoffrey P. Miller, Fabrizio Cafaggi
    This thought-provoking book adds a new perspective to the analysis of how regulation should respond to the global financial crisis of 2008–2009. It focuses on the ‘private’ as opposed to ‘public’ aspect of regulation, and highlights the works of the public–private dialectic in regulation and enforcement. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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