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Capital Adequacy beyond Basel
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Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Hal S. Scott

Abstract

This book is timely since the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision at the Bank for International Settlements is in the process of making major revisions in the capital rules for banks. It is important that capital adequacy regulation helps to achieve financial stability in the most efficient way. Capital adequacy rules have become a key tool to protect financial institutions. The research contained within the book covers some key issues at stake in the capital requirements for insurance and securities firms. The contributors are among the leading scholars in financial economics and law. Thei ... More

Keywords: capital regulation, capital rules, insurance firms, securities firms, banks

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780195169713
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hal S. Scott, editor
Harvard Law School
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