Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 May 2012

320 Pages | 8 Tables

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199608867

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Credit Rating Agencies on the Watch List

Analysis of European Regulation

Raquel Garcia Alcubilla and Javier Ruiz del Pozo

  • Written by those involved in developing the European Regulation
  • Following the 2009 G-20 agreement, rating agencies are being regulated for the first time and this book provides a comprehensive analysis on the new Regulation
  • Explains a key factor of the global financial crisis. The regulatory reaction has addressed four main issues: new design of financial supervision, rating agencies, hedge funds, and short selling
  • Combines a detailed analysis of the European rules on rating agencies with more general information on the way the agencies operate and why they are so important for the economy
  • Helps the reader understand the supervisory financial structure in Europe, Basel rules, and the US framework on rating agencies

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