- International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) — Financial Stability Board (FSB) — European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) — Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) — Eurozone — Monetary union — Sovereign debt
This book addresses EU securities and financial markets regulation (hereafter securities and markets regulation). It considers the harmonized rules which govern financial markets in the EU; it is concerned with market-based financial intermediation between suppliers of capital and firms seeking capital, and with the wide range of relationships and related risks which this form of financial intermediation produces. 1 It does not, accordingly, address the specific rules which apply to deposit-taking institutions. 2 The book examines how the EU regulates the major...