Financial Regulation: Law and Policy (University Casebook Series)

ISBN-13: 9781640202498

ISBN-10: 1640202498

Author: Michael Barr, Howell Jackson, Margaret Tahyar

Edition: 2

Publication date:
Foundation Press
Hardcover 1412 pages
Accounting, Business, Economics, Law, Macroeconomics, Finance
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Acknowledged author Michael Barr wrote Financial Regulation: Law and Policy (University Casebook Series) comprising 1412 pages back in 2018. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1640202498 and 9781640202498. Since then Financial Regulation: Law and Policy (University Casebook Series) textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $82.05 or rent at the marketplace.


Financial Regulation: Law and Policy (2d Edition) introduces the field of financial regulation in a new and accessible way. Even though a decade has passed since the most systemic financial crisis in the last 70 years and eight years have elapsed since a major shift in regulatory design, the world is still grappling with the aftermath. In addition, technology innovations, including Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, market forces and a changing political environment all have combined to reframe and reorient public debate over financial regulation. The book has kept up to date with all of these changes.

The book analyzes and compares the market and regulatory architecture of the entire U.S. financial sector as it exists today, from banks, insurance companies, and broker-dealers, to asset managers, complex financial conglomerates, and government-sponsored enterprises. The book explores a range of financial activities, from consumer finance and investment to payment systems, securitization, short-term wholesale funding, money markets, and derivatives. The book examines a range of regulatory techniques, including supervision, enforcement, and rule-writing, as well as crisis-fighting tools such as resolution and the lender of last resort. Throughout the book, the authors note the cross-border implications of U.S. rules, and compare, where appropriate, the U.S. financial regulatory framework and policy choices to those in other places around the globe, especially the European Union.