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Part A Regulatory Matters, Preliminary Material

From: The Law and Practice of International Banking (2nd Edition)

Charles Proctor

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 09 May 2021


The first section of this book deals with the regulatory requirements applicable to the establishment and conduct of banking business in the United Kingdom.

The section is arranged as follows:

  1. (a)  Chapter 1 considers the regulatory framework applicable to the conduct of deposit- taking business in the United Kingdom;

  2. (b)  Chapter 2 examines the very significant impact of EU law in the banking sphere;

  3. (c)  Chapter 3 considers the regulatory framework applicable to retail banking and investment business;

  4. (d)  Chapter 4 considers the extent to which lending business is subject to regulation in the United Kingdom;

  5. (e)  Chapter 5 examines the recently introduced framework for the regulation of the provision of payment services across the EU;

  6. (f)  Chapter 6 examines various rules directed towards the prudent management of risk, including capital adequacy and the regulation of large exposures;

  7. (g)  Chapter 7 considers the impact of anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing legislation on a bank’s business; and

  8. (h)  Chapter 8 examines the structure of market regulation and the respective institutions involved in that process.

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