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Governing the World's Biggest Market: The Politics of Derivatives Regulation After the 2008 Crisis

Eric Helleiner, Stefano Pagliari, and Irene Spagna


In the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, the regulation of the world’s enormous derivatives markets assumed center stage on the international public policy agenda. Critics argued that loose regulation had contributed to the momentous crisis as well as commodity price volatility, market abuse, and, more generally, the growing power and influence of private financial interests. This volume analyzes what has been done since 2008 to reform the regulation of derivatives markets. It examines how the G20 governments developed a coordinated international agenda to enhance public regulatory con ... More

Keywords: derivatives, regulation, finance, lobbying, interest group, financial crisis, G20

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190864576
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190864576.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eric Helleiner, editor
Professor of Political Science, University of Waterloo

Stefano Pagliari, editor
Senior Lecturer, Department of International Politics, City University of London

Irene Spagna, editor
PhD candidate in Global Governance/Global Political Economy, Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo