Banking

Opinion Pieces

Real reasons behind the Greek crisis: inefficiency and a fudged budget deficit

Greek debt crisis
Professor Ross Buckley discusses the real reasons behind the Greek debt crisis.

Australia's banking culture: What has gone wrong?

Cultural change is needed in our major banks, from how CEOs define their organisation's purpose, to how employees are rewarded, writes Ross Buckley.

Gamekeepers turned poachers. More revolving doors.

The Irish affection for revolving doors is shared with her European neighbours. Despite IMF, OECD and European attention to the phenomena, governments remain reluctant to introduce restrictions.

Working Papers

CLMR Working Paper 13-7: Singapore Sling: How Coercion May Cure the Hangover in Financial Benchmark Governance

Originally Published: 
03/10/2013
Justin O'Brien examines Singapore's approach to Libor issues

CLMR Working Paper 13-4: The Limits of Business Case Logic: A case study of climate friendly banks

Originally Published: 
26/09/2013
Using an empirical case study of banks and climate change, this paper examines whether and to what extent business case-induced voluntary corporate regulation can facilitate broader societal benefit.

CLMR Working Paper 12-5: Shooting Fish in a Barrel: Sophisticated Investor Protection in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis

Originally Published: 
01/10/2012
In a landmark ruling, the Australian Federal Court has found that monetary capacity alone cannot serve as a proxy for the sophistication of investors transacting in complex financial instruments.

Podcasts

In Who Or What Do We Trust? (Panel Discussion)

Originally Published: 
13/12/2011
Panel discussion from the second seminar of UNSW Law's series "In Who or What Do We Trust?" UNSW's Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation presents Prof Lynn Stout, the Paul Hastings Distinguished Professor of Corporate and Securities Law at UCLA.

Publications

Reconceptualising the Regulation of Global Finance

Originally Published: 
08/09/2015
This paper analyses five major changes in the global financial system in the past 40 years, and explores potential regulatory responses that could make the system more stable and resilient.

International Coordination in Cross-Border Bank Bail-ins: Problems and Prospects

Originally Published: 
07/09/2015
This article assesses whether bail-in, a predominant approach to banking resolution, would be subject to the same coordination problems that affect other resolution tools, and to discuss the logic of international legal cooperation in bail-in policies.

Global Systemic Risk and International RegulatoryCoordination: Squaring Sovereignty and Financial Stability

Originally Published: 
07/09/2015
This article looks at the role of domestic policies and government actions as sources of global instability.

LFMR Abstract

Banking compliance and dependence corruption: Towards an attachment perspective

Originally Published: 
01/04/2014
Kenny, Kate. Banking compliance and dependence corruption: Towards an attachment perspective. Law and Financial Markets Review, Vol. 8, No. 2, Apr 2014: 165-177. Availability: <http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=364191239847384;res=IELBUS>

Federal deposit insurance corporation and bank of England memorandum on resolving globally active systemically important financial institutions

Originally Published: 
01/11/2013
Davies, Paul. Federal deposit insurance corporation and bank of England memorandum on resolving globally active systemically important financial institutions. Law and Financial Markets Review, Vol. 7, No. 6, Nov 2013: 304-310.

Interpreting the EBA's powers: A case comment on the EBA's board of appeal decision 2013-008, 24 June 2013

Originally Published: 
01/11/2013
Janssen, Dominic. Interpreting the EBA's powers: A case comment on the EBA's board of appeal decision 2013-008, 24 June 2013. Law and Financial Markets Review, Vol. 7, No. 6, Nov 2013: 311-314.

Workshops

Benchmark Governance and the Dynamics of Financial Regulation - November 2014 Workshop

Originally Published: 
30/10/2014
The fourth and final workshop in an international series on benchmark manipulation and regulatory reform.
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