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Regulating Shadow Banking

Steven L. Schwarcz

Duke University School of Law

October 1, 2012

Review of Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2012

Although shadow banking is said to be huge, estimated at over $60 trillion, it is not well defined. This short and accessible paper attempts to define shadow banking by identifying its overall scope and its basic characteristics. Based on the definition derived, the paper also conceptually examines how shadow banking can be regulated to try to maximize its efficiencies while minimizing its risks.

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Date posted: January 30, 2012 ; Last revised: December 28, 2014

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Schwarcz, Steven L., Regulating Shadow Banking (October 1, 2012). Review of Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2012. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1993185 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1993185

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Steven L. Schwarcz (Contact Author)
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