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Conflicts of Interest and Duty

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Chizu NakajimaSenior Lecturer, City University Business School, London

ISBN13: 9789041196989
ISBN: 9041196986
Published: February 1999
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: £158.00



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Market necessity for large concentrations of capital and the growing number of legal obligations placed upon those who handle other people's money have made conflict of interest and duty issues increasingly important in recent years.;This work identifies conflicts of interest and duty within the financial services industry under Japanese and English law and examines their resolution and management. Little comparative research has so far focused on Japan and the UK, especially in the financial services industry. However, the influence of English common law pragmatism and the prominence of Japan and its financial institutions in the world economy make a detailed comparison of English and Japanese systems particularly important in this area of the law.;The book explores, in legal and social terms, the notion of conflicts of interest and the social and cultural differences between the two jurisdictions in dealing with these conflicts. It examines specific issues of conflict and legal duty and legislative regulation, provides practical advice, and suggests ways forward to help minimize exposure to the consequences of conflict. Among those who should find the book useful are regulators and legislators involved in framing and implementing policy, business people concerned with compliance, their legal advisors, and others in the global financial community. The text may also appeal to those interested in comparative research in English and Japanese law.

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Subjects:
Conflict of Laws
Contents:
The duties of financial intermediaries in English law with particular reference to conflicts of interest; conflicts of interest in Japan; imputation of knowledge; duties of adviser and information provider; insider dealing regulation in the UK; insider dealing regulation in Japan; money laundering in the UK - potential for conflict; anti-money laundering legislation and its implications for financial institutions in Japan; the Chinese wall; a conclusion to conflict?

Series: Studies in Comparative Corporate & Financial Law

Criminal Finance ISBN 9789041198648
Published June 2004
Kluwer Law International
£187.00
Money Laundering Control in the Caribbean ISBN 9789041199058
Published April 2003
Kluwer Law International
£172.00
The Impact of Modern Influences on the Traditional Duties of Care, Skill and Dilligence of Company Directors
Demetra ArsalidouSchool of Law, University of Exeter
ISBN 9789041198518
Published September 2001
Kluwer Law International
£109.00
Corporate Liability
ISBN 9789041198464
Published June 2001
Kluwer Law International
£101.00
Banks as Financial Advisers ISBN 9789041198280
Published February 2001
Kluwer Law International
£104.00
International Contracts and National Economic Regulation ISBN 9789041198105
Published December 2000
Kluwer Law International
£137.00
Money Laundering and Financial Intermediaries ISBN 9789041197955
Published July 2000
Kluwer Law International
£107.00
Directors' Duties: A New Millenium, A New Approach? ISBN 9789041197887
Published April 2000
Kluwer Law International
£162.00
Regulating the Financial Services Sector
George P. GilliganLogan Research Fellow, Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University, Australia
ISBN 9789041197573
Published December 1999
Kluwer Law International
£130.00
Shareholder Voting Rights and Practices in Europe and the United States ISBN 9789041197504
Published October 1999
Kluwer Law International
£193.00
Conflicting Legal Cultures in Commercial Arbitration: Old Issues and New Trends
Edited by: Frommel, Rider
ISBN 9789041112279
Published September 1999
Kluwer Law International
£116.00
The Legal Basis of Corporate Governance in Publicly Held Corporations ISBN 9789041196637
Published July 1998
Kluwer Law International
£161.00