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Financial Services Law

byGeorge Walker, Robert Purves

Hardcover | April 20, 2014

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This new edition explains all of the substantial institutional and structural changes made under the Financial Services Act 2013 and parallel changes at European and global levels.This includes the abolition of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and its replacement with a separate Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and with a new Financial Policy Committee (FPC) established within the Bank of England to manage the new'macro-prudential' policy regime in the UK. The new edition also considers regulatory developments at regional and international level including changes to the Prospectus and Market Abuse Directives and the proposed changes to Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) and the introduction of the Markets in Financial InstrumentsRegulation (MiFIR). In addition the third edition also includes a new chapter on regulation and financial disputes in the civil courts. The chapter considers the protection offered consumers under The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 ("FSMA"). This includes dispute resolution through the Financial OmbudsmanScheme or the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, and, in the context of an authorised firm, a statutory right to claim for breach of rules made by the regulatory authorities and for acting beyond the scope of authorisation under the Act. This new edition provides very timely analysis of the recent changes in regulatory structure and substance providing valuable insights into the way in which the regulation and rules have and will be interpreted by the various new authorities. It is a must-have reference source for all lawyersworking in financial services.

About The Author

Professor George Walker is a Professor in International Financial Law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London. He is also a solicitor and consultant to Farrer and Co. Robert Purves is a commercial lawyer at Three Verulam Buildings with strong specialism in financial services law and regulation. From ...

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Title:Financial Services LawFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1272 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:April 20, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199685592

ISBN - 13:9780199685592

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Part I - REGULATORY STRUCTURE1. George Walker: UK Financial Services Reform2. Paul Kennedy: Statutory Framework for UK Financial Services Regulation3. Robert Purves: New Regulatory Agencies4. Jane Welch and Peter Parker: European Financial Services5. Deborah Sabalot: International Agreements and Supranational BodiesPart II - FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATION6. Robert Purves: The PRA, FCA and Shared Handbooks, and High Level Standards7. Simon Gleeson: Regulatory Processes - Authorisation, Supervision, Enforcement8. Alex Kuczynski: Financial Redress - Complaints, Disputes, and Compensation9. Listing and Public Offers10. Jonathan Melrose: Market Abuse11. Jonathan Melrose: Insider Dealing, Misleading Statements and Practices12. Jonathan Herbst and Peter Snowdon: Money Laundering and Financial Crime13. Richard Everett: Regulation and Financial Disputes in the Civil CourtsPart III - FINANCIAL SECTORS AND ACTIVITIES14. George Walker: Banking15. Etay Katz: Wholesale Investment Firms16. Noleen John and Maria Ross: Insurance Regulation17. Gerard McMeel: Retail Investment Firms18. Robert Purves: Home Finance Transactions19. Eva Lomnicka: Collective Investment Schemes20. Andrew Henderson: Islamic Financial Services

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"The 2nd edition of Financial Services Law keeps the work at the cutting edge and, accordingly, it remains one of the most authoritative and comprehensive works on the financial services regulatory regime in the UK" -- Stephen Revell, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP