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Regulation and the Global Financial Crisis
Impact, Regulatory Responses, and Beyond

ISBN 9780367186197
Published November 25, 2020 by Routledge
274 Pages 2 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The Financial Crisis was a cross-sector crisis that fundamentally affected modern society. Regulation, as a concept, was both blamed for allowing the crisis to happen, but also tasked with developing and implementing solutions in the wake of the crash.

In this book, a number of specialists from a range of fields have contributed their insights into the effect of the Financial Crisis upon the regulatory frameworks affecting their fields, how regulators have responded to the Crisis, and then what this may mean for the future of regulation within those industries. These analyses are joined by a picture of past financial crises – which reveals interesting patterns – and then analyses of architectural regulatory models that were fundamentally affected by the Crisis. The book aims to allow sector specialists the freedom to share their insights so that, potentially, a broader picture can be identified.

Providing an interesting and thought-provoking account of this societally impactful era, this book will help the reader develop a more informed understanding of the potential future of financial regulation. The book will be of value to researchers, students, advanced level students, regulators, and policymakers.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Structural Response

  1. ‘Three Major Financial Crises: What Have We Learned?’
  2. Ross P. Buckley, Emilios Avgouleas, and Douglas W. Arner

  3. ‘The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis upon the UK’s Regulatory Architecture’
  4. Harry McVea

  5. ‘Financial Crisis Management under the Twin Peaks Model of Financial Regulation: Australia and the UK Compared’
  6. Andrew Godwin, Steve Kourabas, and Ian Ramsay

  7. ‘Regulatory Capture and the Future of Financial Regulation’
  8. Sidney Shapiro

    Part 2: Tales from the Marketplace


  9. ‘Regulating Complex Financial Products post-Crisis: Between the STS Regulation and ESMA Product Intervention Powers’
  10. Vincenzo Bavoso

  11. ‘The Potential Impact of Digitisation upon the Regulation of Financial Markets and Products’
  12. Andreas Kokkinis and Christian Twigg-Flesner

  13. ‘The Road to Basel III – and Beyond’
  14. Robert Goddard

  15. ‘Credit Rating Agency Regulation Since the Financial Crisis: The Evolution of the "Regulatory Licence" Concept’
  16. Daniel Cash

  17. ‘Enforcement Strategies in the Chinese Capital Market’
  18. Flora Huang and Junhai Liu

  19. ‘CRD IV: The EU’s Response to Corporate Governance Failings in Credit Institutions’
  20. Blanaid Clarke

  21. ‘Regulating Executive Pay in the post-Crisis Era’
  22. Horace Yeung

  23. ‘Consumer Financial Well-being in the post-Crisis era: Financial Education on the Cross-road to Prominence’

Francesco De Pascalis and Arad Reisberg


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Daniel Cash is Lecturer at Aston University, UK, and specialises in the regulation of the credit rating industry. He is the Director for Doctoral Studies and developed the West Midlands Legal Doctoral Network.

Robert Goddard is Senior Lecturer at Aston University, UK, specialising in corporate governance, taxation, and company law. He has been Deputy-Dean of the Law School, and leads courses on Fraud, Banking and Financial Regulation, and Taxation.