Regulation and Deregulation: Policy and Practice in the Utilities and Financial Services Industries

Hardcover | December 3, 1998

EditorChristopher McCrudden

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Regulation and Deregulation is a revised version of papers presented at the Oxford Law Colloquium held at St John's College, Oxford, in March 1998. The Colloquium, organised by the Norton Rose M5 Group and the Faculty of Law of the University of Oxford, provided a meeting place for discussionbetween practitioners and academics interested in regulation. This book makes available to a wider audience the fruits of those discussions. Current themes in the debate about how best to regulate are explored, concentrating in particular on the regulation of utilities and of the banking andfinancial services industry. Regulation and deregulation are of considerable, and increasing, importance in Britain and the wider world. This stimulating book will be welcomed by practising and academic lawyers in the regulations field, especially those concerned with the books particular areas of focus.

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Regulation and Deregulation is a revised version of papers presented at the Oxford Law Colloquium held at St John's College, Oxford, in March 1998. The Colloquium, organised by the Norton Rose M5 Group and the Faculty of Law of the University of Oxford, provided a meeting place for discussionbetween practitioners and academics interest...

Christopher McCrudden is Reader in Law and Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford. He co-edited Individual Rights and the Law in Britain (OUP, 1995) and his book on public procurement and equal opportunities in the EC is forthcoming from the Press.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:December 3, 1998Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Christopher McCrudden, Reader in Law, Oxford University; Fellow, Lincoln College, Oxford: Regulation and Deregulation: An IntroductionPART 1: REGULATION AND DEREGULATION: GENERAL ISSUES2. Anthony Ogus, Professor of Law, University of Manchester; Research Professor, University of Maastricht: Corrective Taxation as a Regulatory Instrument3. Karen Yeung, Linnells Lecturer in Commercial Law, Oxford University; Fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford: The Private Enforcement of Competition Law4. Doreen McBarnet, Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies and Christopher Whelan, University of Warwick Law School: Challenging the Regulators: Strategies for Resisting Control5. Anne Davies, Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford: Using Contracts to Enforce Standards: The Case of Waiting Times in the NHS6. Julia Black, Law Department, LSE: Using Rules Effectively7. Paul Craig, Professor of Law, University of Oxford: Regulation and Judicial Review: Perspectives from UK and EC Law8. Mark Freedland, Professor of Law, University of Oxford: Public Law and Private Finance: Placing the Private Finance Initiative in a Public Law FramePART 2: REGULATING UTILITIES9. John Swift QC, Rail Regulator, Office of the Rail: Transparency, Consistency and Predictability as Regulatory Objectives10. Allan Merry, Legal Adviser to the Director General, Office of Water Services: Transparency, Confidentiality and Freedom of Information11. Gillian Holding, Partner, Addleshaw Booth and Co, Leeds: Transparency: Of Business or Process?12. Derek Ridyard, Director, National Economic Research Associates: Regulation of Price Discrimination and Predation by Dominant Firms: Lessons from the Ofgas Valueplus Decision13. Michael Grenfell, Solicitor, Norton Rose, London: Can Competition Law Supplant Utilities Regulation?14. Margaret Bloom, Director of Competition Policy, Office of Fair Trading: The Impact of the Competition Bill15. Kevin Coates, DG IV Competition, European Commission: Regulating the Telecommunications Sector: Substituting Practical Cooperation for the Risks of Competition16. Christopher McCrudden: Social Policy and Economic Regulators: Some Issues from the Reform of Utility RegulationPART 3: REGULATING BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES17. Richard Lindsey, Director of Division of Marketing Regulation, Securities and Exchange Commission: Efficient Regulation of the Securities Market18. Brian Quinn, Bank of England: A Model of Financial Regulation19. David KY Tang and Christopher G Weinstein, Preston, Gates and Ellis: Electronic Commerce: American and International Proposals for Legal Structures20. Jane Coakley, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley UK Group: Trends in Financial Services Influences on the Approach to Regulation21. Tim Polgase, Partner, Norton Rose, London: Globalisation and Implications for cross-border Regulation22. Howell E Jackson, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School: The Selective Incorporation of Foreign Legal Systems to Promote Nepal as an International Financial Services Centre

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`Distinguished academics and practitioners contributed papers, whose revised and edited versions have been masterly systematised in this book by Christopher McCrudden ... it holds great interest for anyone concerned with regulation and related issues anywhere ... McCrudden's book combines amixture of good qualities: it is timely, descriptive and inquisitive.'Andrea Silvana Rodriguez, Oil and Gas Law and Taxation Review, November 1999