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Yearbook of International Financial and Economic Law: V. 4

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ISBN13: 9789041198341
ISBN: 9041198342
Published: April 2001
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: £208.00

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The fourth volume of this Yearbook provides essays, articles, comments and analyses of developments throughout the previous year. The new essay section of this volume is contributed by Shangquan Gao, Senior Professor in the State Council of PRC who examines the negative influence of the Asian financial crisis on China. Professor Eva Holz, Deputy Governor at Uruguayan Central Bank, Dr Michael Gruson, Senior Banking Partner at Shearman & Sterling, and Professor Geoffrey Wood of City University are some of the contributors of major articles in the edition. One of the salient features of the volume is that it focuses on new developments in post-financial crisis restructuring measures taken by various countries, such as PRC, Brazil and Japan. Complementary to this issue, globalization, international financial stability, and international capital flows are also discussed comprehensively. The period covered by the volume has witnessed major financial and economic law reform projects in various areas of the world.;The volume offers comprehensive analysis of these reforms including the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 in the US and its influence on the global financial sector, progress in collateral law reform in Central and Eastern Europe, the development of securities law and the Internet in the UK, commercialization of China's land use right, reform of Hong Kong property tax system, and legal changes in Japanese asset securitisation and investment. Some issues are re-explored in this volume from new and different perspectives. The discussion of the integration of insurance and other financial services in Taiwan, of the Lender of Last Resort, of the solutions to the non-performing loan problems in China, of capital adequacy under the Basle new capital adequacy framework, and sovereign debt restructuring in Latin America will offer the readers new insights into these issues. This volume should appeal to anyone with an interest in international financial and economic law throughout the world. Its broad geographic scope and the expertise of the contributors offer an indispensable chance for the readers to keep abreast with developments in a rapidly changing area of the law.

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List of Sponsoring Organisations. Editorial and Submission Policies. Essay. Dissolving the Negative Influence of the Asian Financial Crisis on China; Shangquan Gao. Articles. International Capital Flows, Economic Sovereignty and Developing Countries; R.P. Buckley. Insurance and Other Financial Services: Segregation and Convergence - The Regulatory Dilemma in Taiwan; Jan-Juy Lin. The 1999 US Banking Law Reform and Foreign Banks; M. Gruson. The Impact of Financial Crises on Regional Integration Processes: The Case of the Crisis in the Brazilian Economy (1999-2000) and Mercosur; E. Holz. The Lender of Last Resort Reconsidered; G. Wood. Special Section: Recent Issues in Financial Market Reform. Japan: Legal Developments in Asset Securitisation in Japan; H. Kanda. The Japanese Banking Crisis: Some Historical and Regulatory Aspects; M. Yokoi-Arai. Putting the GLBA (US) into a Global Context; J. Norton, C.D. Olive. Hong Kong: Restoring Social Equity, Financial Stability and Global Competitiveness to the HKSAR: A Reform of the Property Tax System: B. Hsu. PRC: AMCs and Debt-Equity Swaps in China, Can They Really Solve the State Commercial Bank NPL Problem? Jianbo Lou. Comments. Basle's Capital Adequacy Frameworks: China's Options; Zhongfei Zhou. Globalisation and the Definition of Corruption: Implications for Criminal Law; H. Shams. Credit Derivatives and the Divergence between Economic and Regulatory Capital; A. Gardner. Securing Progress in Collateral Law Reform: The EBRD's Regional Survey of Secured Transactions Laws in Central and Eastern Europe; D. Fairgrieve, M. Andenas. Recent Developments. Latin America: Latin America at Undue Cost and Risk? The Brave New World of Sovereign Debt Restructuring and its Private Sector Counterpart; J. Guira. Greater China: Establishing a Market Economy: Commercialisation of Land-Use Rights in China; J. Hoogmartens. Europe: Developments in Securities Law and the Internet in the United Kingdom; L. Davies. International: Market Stability and the Financial Stability Forum; G. Walker. Japan: Amendments to Laws Related to Investment Schemes; M. Yanaga. A New Capital Adequacy Framework; CCLS/IFLU Working Paper (June 2000). Index.