Global Financial Regulation: The Essential Guide
Date: Thursday 1 May 2008
Venue: New Theatre, East Building
Speakers: Howard Davies, David Green, John McFall, Sir Steve Robson, Gillian Tett
As international financial markets have become more complex, so has the regulatory system which oversees them. The Basel Committee is just one of a plethora of international bodies and groupings which now set standards for financial activity around the world, in the interests of investor protection and financial stability. These groupings, and their decisions, have a major impact on markets in developed and developing countries, and on competition between financial firms. Yet their workings are shrouded in mystery, and their legitimacy is uncertain.
I hope to make it along, so should be able to post up some info afterwards. The book looks like it will be worth a read.