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Banking Law and Regulation

Iris H-Y Chiu and Joanna Wilson

February 2019

ISBN: 9780198784722

792 pages

In Stock

Price: £42.99

Contemporary, accessible, contextual: banking law and regulation in the modern environment



A contemporary, accessible, contextual textbook, covering banking law and regulation in the modern, post-2008 environment, this is essential reading for banking law students.

  • Authoritative and up to date coverage of both transactional banking law and banking regulation, reflecting the changes in courses post the 2008 financial crisis and providing everything that a student of banking law needs to know in one volume
  • Systematic, clearly structured coverage of the international, European and UK regulatory frameworks, with full discussion of how they interrelate
  • Packed with features including diagrams, questions, key takeaways, and key bibliographies, ensuring that students aren't overwhelmed with detail of complex topics and are helped to consolidate their knowledge
  • Presents not only clear explanations of the current law but also places it in context, allowing students to understand the development of the law

About the Author(s)

Iris H-Y Chiu, Professor of Company Law and Financial Regulation, University College London, and Joanna Wilson, Lecturer in Commercial Law, University of Sussex

Professor Iris H-Y Chiu specializes in corporate governance, company law, and financial regulation. She currently teaches at the UCL Faculty of Law and previously taught at King's College London and the University of Leicester.

Dr Joanna Wilson specializes in banking regulation and currently teaches at the University of Sussex. She was previously a Teaching Fellow at University College London.

Table of Contents

    1:Introduction to banking law and regulation
    2:The banker-customer relationship
    3:Payment methods
    4:Banks and finance
    5:International banking supervision and regulatory architecture
    6:UK bank supervision and regulatory architecture
    7:European Union bank supervision and regulatory architecture
    8:Microprudential regulation I - capital adequacy
    9:Microprudential regulation II - other measures
    10:Structural regulation
    11:The regulatory framework for sound banking culture and conduct
    12:Regulating the governance, structures, and incentives at banks
    13:Crisis management and resolution
    14:Combatting financial crime


"A tremendous resource for students and teachers as well as practitioners...wide-ranging and systematic, clear and accessible...I expect it to become a classic text" - Professor Iain MacNeil, Head of School of Law, University of Glasgow

"Essential reading for any student interested in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. The contextual approach makes it appealing to a broader audience." - Professor Rosa Maria Lastra, Sir John Lubbock Chair in Banking Law, Queen Mary University of London

"A definite go-to text...easy to understand and identifies and explains the important concepts. I cannot point to another book that provides such a broad and comprehensive analysis." - Daniel Huang, law student at the University of Birmingham

Additional Resources

Digital formats and resources
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The text is also supported by online resources, which include web links to enhance research and updates to the law.

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