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Regulating Finance: Balancing Freedom and Risk

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa


This book presents eight essays on financial regulation, focusing on the European context. Essay one examines the concept of market-friendly regulation. Essay two discusses the need for stronger bank licensing principles. Essay three explores the changing attitude towards banking competition. Essay four discusses self-regulation by financial institutions. Essay five explores the increasing links between banking and securities activities. Essay six examines the organisational structure of financial regulatory and supervisory functions. Essays seven and eight discuss the abandonment of the coinc ... More

Keywords: financial regulation, supervision, Europe, bank licensing, competition, monetary policy, central bank, financial stability

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199270569
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2005 DOI:10.1093/0199270562.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, author
Executive Board, European Central Bank