Commercial Law

Finance and Banking Law

  1. A Guide to Posner's Economic Analysis of Law

    Edited by Alain Marciano, Sophie Harnay

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    The author of more than 50 books and 150 articles, Richard Posner is one of the most cited legal scholars of the 20th century. His sometimes controversial views are incredibly complex, but are unified by the use of economics to analyze law and legal phenomena. This book offers an innovative and...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Financial War on Terror

    A Review of Counter-Terrorist Financing Strategies Since 2001

    By Nicholas Ryder

    Series: The Law of Financial Crime

    This book defines and identifies the so-called "financial war on terror". It provides a critical review of the impact of counter-terrorist financing strategies and measures in a number of jurisdictions as well as those enacted by international organizations. The book analyses the measures...

    To Be Published February 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Competition Law and Financial Services

    By David Harrison

    Series: Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

    Competition law underpins the market economy by prohibiting anti-competitive agreements and practices, and the abuse of dominant positions in the market. Until the financial crisis it was widely assumed that the financial services industry was highly competitive. This book explores the extent to...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Predatory Pricing in Antitrust Law and Economics

    A Historical Perspective

    By Nicola Giocoli

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Can a price ever be too low? Can competition ever be ruinous? Questions like these have always accompanied American antitrust law. They testify to the difficulty of antitrust enforcement, of protecting competition without protecting competitors. As the business practice that most directly raises...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Law, Bubbles, and Financial Regulation

    By Erik F. Gerding

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Financial regulation can fail when it is needed the most. The dynamics of asset price bubbles weaken financial regulation just as financial markets begin to overheat and the risk of crisis spikes. At the same time, the failure of financial regulations adds further fuel to a bubble. This book...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Foundations and Future of Financial Regulation

    Governance for Responsibility

    By Mads Andenas, Iris H-Y Chiu

    Financial regulation has entered into a new era, as many foundational economic theories and policies supporting the existing infrastructure have been and are being questioned following the financial crisis. Goodhart et al’s seminal monograph "Financial Regulation: Why, How and Where Now?" (...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Trade Agreements at the Crossroads

    Edited by Susy Frankel, Meredith Lewis

    The book examines trade agreements in the context of the current world economic crisis and the uncompleted World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha Round of trade negotiations. With economies shrinking and protectionism on the rise, many fear a protracted global recession. This raises important...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Redefining the Market-State Relationship

    Responses to the Financial Crisis and the Future of Regulation

    By Ioannis Glinavos

    Series: Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

    This book offers an interdisciplinary overview of the role of law in modern capitalism in the context of financial crisis. In this work, the reader will find a discussion of key issues relevant to the crisis that have occupied the pages of the financial press since 2007 including an assessment of...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Structure of Investment Arbitration

    By Tony Cole

    Although a State’s treatment of foreign investors has long been regulated by international law, it is only recently that international investment law has emerged as an independent discipline in its own right. In recent decades the practical success of investment arbitration has allowed...

    Published June 26th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Fiduciary Law and Responsible Investing

    In Nature’s trust

    By Benjamin J. Richardson

    Series: Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

    This book is about fiduciary law’s influence on the financial economy’s environmental performance, focusing on how the law affects responsible investing and considering possible legal reforms to shift financial markets closer towards sustainability. Fiduciary law governs how trustees, fund managers...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge

  11. The Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Islamic Banking

    A Comparative Look at the United Kingdom and Malaysia

    By Abdul Karim Aldohni

    Series: Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

    During the last ten years the Islamic banking sector has grown rapidly, at an international level, as well as in individual jurisdictions including the UK. Islamic finance differs quite substantially from conventional banking, using very different mechanisms, and operating according to a different...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  12. Fraud and Carbon Markets

    The Carbon Connection

    By Marius-Christian Frunza

    Series: Environmental Market Insights

    The VAT Carousel Fraud has seriously undermined the financial integrity of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS). This timely book is the first to give an overview of fraud in the carbon market. Written by a former broker, it presents unique material on the carbon fraud mechanics and...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  13. Transparency in International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlement

    Edited by Junji Nakagawa

    An increasing number of international trade disputes are settled through the WTO dispute settlement (DS) procedure. In parallel, an increasing number of international investment disputes are settled through investor-host state arbitration procedure. What does "transparency" mean in the context of...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  14. Socio-Legal Approaches to International Economic Law

    Text, Context, Subtext

    Edited by Amanda Perry-Kessaris

    This collection explores the analytical, empirical and normative components that distinguish socio-legal approaches to international economic law both from each other, and from other approaches. It pays particular attention to the substantive focus (what) of socio-legal approaches, noting that they...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  15. Banking Secrecy and Offshore Financial Centers

    Money laundering and offshore banking

    By Mary Alice Young

    Series: Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

    This book brings together the issues surrounding banking secrecy and confiscation of criminal proceeds. The book examines the existing legal agreements at the international, regional and national levels and their interaction in the substantive areas of confiscation, anti-money laundering and...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  16. International Secured Transactions Law

    Facilitation of Credit and International Conventions and Instruments

    By Orkun Akseli

    Series: Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

    This book focuses on international harmonisation and the law of secured transactions by distilling and analysing the unifying principles of various significant international conventions and instruments such as the UN Convention on the Assignment of Receivables, the Unidroit Convention on...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  17. Insider Trading in Developing Jurisdictions

    Achieving an effective regulatory regime

    By Wunmi Bewaji

    The book examines the regulation of insider dealing in the developed jurisdictions, using three of the G7 countries as guides with the aim of knowing how they have regulated insider trading and what lessons can be learnt from their failures and achievements. It looks at regulatory regimes in...

    Published June 11th 2012 by Routledge

  18. European Prudential Banking Regulation and Supervision

    The Legal Dimension

    By Larisa Dragomir

    Series: Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

    The financial market events in 2007-2009 have spurred renewed interest and controversy in debates regarding financial regulation and supervision. This book takes stock of the developments in EU legislation, case law and institutional structures with regards to banking regulation and supervision,...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  19. The Reform of UK Personal Property Security Law

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by John de Lacy

    There has been much discussion in the last ten years about the need to reform the law governing company charge registration, with many bodies including the Department of Trade and Industry and Law Commissions considering the case for reform of this area in the context of a wider scheme of personal...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  20. The Timing of Income Recognition in Tax Law and the Time Value of Money

    By Moshe Shekel

    Time itself creates advantages and disadvantages in the field of taxation. The timing of the recognition of income and expenses for tax purposes has two main implications: firstly, for the timing of the collection of tax, and secondly, for the question of quantification, i.e., how to ensure that...

    Published May 1st 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  21. Policing the Markets

    Inside the Black Box of Securities Enforcement

    By James W. Williams

    Set against the backdrop of the recurring waves of financial scandal and crisis to hit Canada, the US, the UK, and Europe over the last decade, this book examines the struggles of securities enforcement agencies to police the financial markets. While allegations of regulatory failure in this realm...

    Published January 16th 2012 by Routledge