New Book on EU Financial Regulation

Michael Stephens | November 11, 2015

A new volume on EU financial regulation edited by Rainer Kattel, Jan Kregel, and Mario Tonveronachi:


Have past and more recent regulatory changes contributed to increased financial stability in the European Union (EU), or have they improved the efficiency of individual banks and national financial systems within the EU? Edited by Rainer Kattel, Tallinn University of Technology, Director of Research Jan Kregel, and Mario Tonveronachi, University of Siena, this volume offers a comparative overview of how financial regulations have evolved in various European countries since the introduction of the single European market in 1986. The collection includes a number of country studies (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Estonia, Hungary, Slovenia) that analyze the domestic financial regulatory structure at the beginning of the period, how the EU directives have been introduced into domestic legislation, and their impact on the financial structure of the economy. Other contributions examine regulatory changes in the UK and Nordic countries, and in postcrisis America.

You can read an excerpt (which includes the Introduction and part of Chapter 2) at Routledge.

Table of contents below the fold:

1. Introduction, Jan Kregel, Mario Tonveronachi, Rainer Kattel

2. Financial Regulation in France, Christophe Blot, Jérôme Creel, Anne-Laure Delatte, Fabien Labondance, Sandrine Levasseur

3. Financial Regulation in Germany, Daniel Detzer, Hansjörg Herr

4. Financial Regulation in Italy,Giampaolo Gabbi, Massimo Matthias, Pietro Vozzella

5. Financial Regulation in Spain, Santiago Carbo-Valverde, Francisco Rodriguez-Fernandez

6. Financial Regulation in Estonia, Egert Juuse

7. Financial Regulation in Hungary, Judit Badics, Károly Miklós Kiss, Zsolt Stenger, Szabolcs Szikszai

8. Financial Regulation in Poland, Paweł Marszałek, Alfred Janc

9. Financial Regulation in Slovenia, Joze Menciger

10. The United Kingdom from the Big Bank to Post-Crisis Reforms, Elisabetta Montanaro

11. Crisis Management: The 1990s Experience of the Nordic Countries, Elisabetta Montanaro

12. Post-Crisis International Regulatory Standards and their Inclusion in the European Framework, Mario Tonveronachi


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