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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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How to Protect Investors: Lessons from the EC and the UK

ISBN13: 9780521888707
Published: January 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £155.00

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As governments around the world withdraw from welfare provision and promote long-term savings by households through the financial markets, the protection of retail investors has become critically important.

Taking as a case study the wide-ranging EC investor-protection regime which now governs EC retail markets after an intense reform period, this critical, contextual and comparative examination of the nature of investor protection explores why the retail investor should be protected, whether retail investor engagement with the markets should be encouraged and how investor protection laws should be designed, particularly in light of the financial crisis.

The book considers the implications of the EC's investor protection rules 'on the books' but also considers investor protection law and policy 'in action', drawing on experience from the UK retail market and in particular the Financial Services Authority's extensive retail market activities, including the recent Retail Distribution Review and the Treating Customers Fairly strategy.

Banking and Finance
1. The retail investor and the EC;
2. Designing a retail investor protection regime;
3. Product regulation;
4. Investment advice and product distribution;
5. Disclosure;
6. The trading process;
7. Education and governance;
8. Supervision, enforcement and redress.

Series: International Corporate Law and Financial Market Regulation

The Derivative Action in Asia: A Comparative and Functional Approach ISBN 9781107012271
Published June 2012
Cambridge University Press
Corporate Lawyers and Corporate Governance ISBN 9780521762557
Published June 2011
Cambridge University Press
EU Prospectus Law: New Perspectives on Regulatory Competition in Securities Markets ISBN 9780521517652
Published May 2011
Cambridge University Press
Regulating Global Corporate Capitalism ISBN 9780521181969
Published May 2011
Cambridge University Press
Convergence in Shareholder Law ISBN 9780521187916
Published February 2011
Cambridge University Press
Comparative Corporate Governance of Non-Profit Organizations ISBN 9780521761840
Published April 2010
Cambridge University Press
EC Regulation of Corporate Governance ISBN 9780521876674
Published December 2009
Cambridge University Press
Perspectives in Company Law and Financial Regulation ISBN 9780521515702
Published June 2009
Cambridge University Press
Convergence in Shareholder Law ISBN 9780521876759
Published December 2007
Cambridge University Press