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International Trends in the Regulation of the Financial Services Sector


George Gilligan


University of New South Wales

April 9, 2002

The Australian Journal of Corporate Law, Vol.14, No.1, pp. 57-73, 2002

Abstract:     
This paper discusses the regulatory role of certain international organizations in the financial services sector. The regulatory initiatives of some organizations such as the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) have been widely accepted without controversy. However, some of the initiatives of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have been criticized as impinging on national legal systems and accepted notions of national sovereignty. The paper discusses these issues in the context of constructions of legitimacy in the regulation of financial markets.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 26

Keywords: international organisations, regulation, financial markets, legitimact

JEL Classification: G15, G18, G28, K42

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Date posted: February 7, 2013  

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Gilligan, George, International Trends in the Regulation of the Financial Services Sector (April 9, 2002). The Australian Journal of Corporate Law, Vol.14, No.1, pp. 57-73, 2002. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2213081

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George Gilligan (Contact Author)
University of New South Wales ( email )
Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation
Faculty of Law
Sydney, New South Wales 2052
Australia
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