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Part VI International Markets and Exchanges, 16 The Architecture of International Financial Regulation

Eva Hüpkes

From: Financial Markets and Exchanges Law (2nd Edition)

Edited By: Michael Blair, George Walker, Stuart Willey

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 September 2020

Subject(s):
International Monetary Fund (IMF) — World Bank — International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) — Financial Stability Board (FSB) — Basel committee on Banking Supervision — International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) — Basel 1 — Basel 2
16.01 The term ‘international financial architecture’ is of fairly recent origin, having been used only occasionally prior to the Asian crisis.1 Although it is now widely used, it provides a somewhat misleading impression of the nature of the process by which the institutions and policies that shape the global financial system came into being. They are less the consequence of an overarching plan than they are the outcome of the interplay of a variety of economic and political forces.2 16.02 Andrew Crockett, the first chairman of the Financial Stability Forum (FSF)...
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