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Socially Useless? The crucial contribution of finance to economic life Philipp Booth, Diego Zuluaga   This paper examines the social functions of finance and consider whether the financial sector is intrinsically socially useful. The financial services sector has been under attack in recent years, especially since the financial crisis. However, the bias against finance dates […]

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FRCs Are CoCo Bonds Suitable as Core Capital Instruments? Kevin Dowd   Basel III introduced significant innovations in bank regulation. One of them is the minimum required leverage ratio. To help banks implementing the new measure , Basel III created two different core capital measures: Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) and Additional Tier 1 (AT1). […]

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Liquidity and stress testing requirements in Asset Management: Assessment of the Financial Stability Boards policy recommendations to address structural vulnerabilities in the asset management industry. Liquidity regulatory requirements in banking: What is market liquidity? Is the Basel III approach correct? Unintended consequences of the current regulatory framework. Regulation of derivatives: DoddFrank (titles VII and VIII): […]

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Assessment of the new European regulation to prevent speculation and promote hedging activities in the OTC derivative markets

A critical review of the EMIR Review Report no.1 – Review on the use of OTC derivatives by non-financial counterparties Contact us if you wish to participate to this project.    

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Systemic importance of large Asset Managers and Investment Funds

A critical review of the industrys consultative responses to the new regulatory proposal by FSB and IOSCO The paper has been invited for presentation to the University of Oxford, the Financial Conduct Authority, the American Economic Association, and the Public Choice Society. The paper was also listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for ERN: […]

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Call for Papers on Financial Regulation

The Finance Research Center will help the 2016 Public Choice  Society Meetings organizing a session on Financial Regulation: 2016 Public Choice Society Meetings. The conference will take place in Ft. Lauderdale (Florida), on March 10-12, 2016. The conference is the ideal place to present new research to the editors of various journals. We welcome thought provoking […]

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