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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,... more...

When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of the United States’ total wealth. More than 150 years later, that number has barely budged. The Color of Money pursues the persistence of this racial wealth gap by focusing on the generators of wealth in the black community: black banks. Studying these institutions over time, Mehrsa Baradaran challenges the myth that black... more...

The Law of Assignment is the leading text on the law relating to intangible property or choses in action. Its clear and approachable structure covers all forms of intangible property (debts, rights under contract, securities, intellectual property, leases, rights/causes of action and equitable rights), considering the nature of intangible property, how it comes into being and how it is transferred or assigned. The first part of the book analyses the... more...

Personal property security is an important subject in commercial practice as it is the key to much of the law of banking and sale. This book examines traditional methods of securing debts (such as mortgages, charges and pledges) on property other than land, describing how these are created, how they must be registered (or otherwise 'perfected') if they are to be valid, the rights and duties of the parties and how the security is enforced if the debt is... more...

This book focuses on the World Bank’s sanctions system, which is an innovative instrument of global governance implemented by the leading multilateral development bank in order to impose penalties on legal entities and individuals that are involved in Bank-financed projects. Although similar regimes have also been implemented by other regional multilateral development banks, the World Bank’s legal framework is... more...


This book contains a set of high-level essays examining important issues at the forefront of financial services regulation. The contributors, who include lawyers, economists and regulators, address the far-reaching effects of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 on the UK financial sector in the context of rapid global change. Using their extensive detailed knowledge of regulatory regimes to provide an authoritative analysis of the underlying... more...

This book is about international and domestic responses to financial crises over the past twenty years. At the same time, it also provides an agenda for financial development to support economic growth while avoiding or reducing the impact of financial crises in individual economies. In so doing, the volume provides the first comprehensive analysis of the role of law and institutions in financial stability and financial development.

Regulation is a key concern of industries, consumers, citizens, and governments alike. Building on the success of the first edition, Understanding Regulation, Second Edition provides the reader with an introduction to key debates and discussions in the field of regulation from a number of disciplinary perspectives, looking towards law, economics, business, political science, sociology, and social administration. The book has been extensively revised... more...

This book covers the legal aspects of the interaction between banking regulation and international trade in financial services. The author studies the internal banking market of the European Union, the liberalization of financial services trade in the World Trade Organization (WTO), the accords of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, and the European Central Bank (ECB). The book focuses on the balancing between banking regulation and... more...

From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Jesse Eisinger, a blistering account of corporate greed and impunity, and the reckless, often anemic response from the Department of Justice. Why were no bankers put in prison after the financial crisis of 2008? Why do CEOs seem to commit wrongdoing with impunity? The problem goes beyond banks deemed “Too Big to Fail” to almost every large corporation in America—to pharmaceutical companies and auto... more...