Financial Markets and Exchanges Law

Hardcover | December 1, 2012

EditorMichael Blair, George Walker, Stuart Willey

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This work is essential for banking and investment business legal practitioners and provides an invaluable reference source on current on and off-exchange market trading and regulatory issues, in the banking, investment and derivatives fields.The book provides a comprehensive and authoritative analysis on the regulation of financial markets and market infrastructure. It focuses on stock markets and exchanges, associated trading, clearing, and settlement, and on payment systems, set in their historical and current contexts. The newedition includes updated content in light of all of the recent changes announced to the UK system of financial regulation, and has been expanded to provide a wider international reach including coverage of relevant EU, US and Asian markets. The book examines financial derivatives and the regulationof other specific markets including equity and debt, both on-exchange and off-exchange from UK, European and International perspectives. It also includes associated topics, such as global custody and credit rating.Since the first edition published in 2007 and following the financial crisis, there have been major changes made, or proposed, to financial regulatory regimes at national, regional and international levels. In the UK and the EU generally the implementation of MiFID has had a significant impact onthe shape and structure of the markets. Those changes have been reflected in the work. Institutional revision within the EU, including the creation of five new agencies in the banking and financial areas, and the allied developments on payments and electronic money are covered. The book examines regional developments alongside domestic measures including the changes to the FSA Handbook (particularly on Listing, Prospectuses and Disclosure), the proposals under the Financial Services Bill, and parallel revisions under the Dodd Frank Act in the US. The publication of thissecond edition is particularly timely due to new emphasis on the systematically important elements of market infrastructure in European regulation, and the general shift of policy making initiatives from the member states to the central institutions of the EU.

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This work is essential for banking and investment business legal practitioners and provides an invaluable reference source on current on and off-exchange market trading and regulatory issues, in the banking, investment and derivatives fields.The book provides a comprehensive and authoritative analysis on the regulation of financial mar...

Michael Blair QC is in independent practice at the Bar of England and Wales specialising in financial services. Previously General Counsel to the Board of the Financial Services Authority. Queen's Counsel honoris causa 1996. George Walker is Professor in International Financial Law at School of Law, Queen Mary University of London and ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:752 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:December 1, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199601658

ISBN - 13:9780199601653

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Part I - Financial Markets1. George Walker: Financial Markets and Exchanges2. George Walker: Exchange Review, Regulation and Evolution3. Guy Morton and Andrew Marsh: UK Central Banking and Financial StabilityPart II - UK Securities Markets4. Bob Penn: Recognised Investment Exchanges (RIEs) and Recognised Clearing Houses (RCHs)5. Will Pearce and Antonia Kirkby: The Listing, Prospectus, Disclosure and Transparency Rules6. Bob Penn: Multilateral Trading Systems (MTFs)7. David Lawes: Transaction ReportingPart III - UK Money, Debt and Derivatives8. Joanna Gray: London Money Markets: Legal and Regulatory Framework9. Sarah Ellis: UK Debt Management10. Ed Murray: UK Derivatives and Commodities MarketsPart IV - UK Payment and Settlement11. Laura John: UK Payment Systems12. Madeleine Yates: UK SettlementPart V - European Markets and Exchanges13. Stuart Willey: The European System of Financial Supervision14. Peter Nobel and Markus Kaempf: Regulation of European Markets and Exchanges15. David Toube: European E-Commerce and E-MoneyPart VI - International Markets and Exchanges16. Eva Hupkes: Architecture of International Financial Regulation17. Madeleine Yates: International Settlement18. Madeleine Yates: Global Custody19. Charlotte Eborall: Credit Rating Agencies20. Edward Pittman: US Equity Market Structure21. Douglas Arner: Hong Kong Markets and Exchanges22. Amr Marar, Dr Dato Nik Norzrul Thani, Lily Adelina: Islamic Securities Exchanges: Principles and International Developments