UCL CLP: Another new approach to financial regulation
Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 6:00 PM (GMT)
London, United Kingdom
CURRENT LEGAL PROBLEMS LECTURE SERIES 2011-12:
Another new approach to financial regulation
Professor Eilis Ferran
St Catherine's College, Cambridge
Professor Niamh Moloney, LSE
on Thursday 8 March 2012, from 6-7pm
UCL Law Faculty
Bentham House, Endsleigh Gardens
London WC1H 0EG
Accredited with 1 CPD hour by the
Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board (Pending)
About this lecture:
The UK is conducting its third major review of financial regulation since the 1980s. Will we get it "right" this time? This lecture will examine key aspects of the latest "new" approach, assessing them by reference to the underlying policy objectives, and considering challenges that are likely to lie ahead.
About the speaker:
Professor Eilis Ferran is Professor of Company and Securities Law at the University of Cambridge Law Faculty and a former Director of the Faculty's Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law (3CL). Her books include Building an EU Securities Market (Cambridge University Press, 2004), Principles of Corporate Finance Law 2008) and she co-edited with Professor CE Goodhart Regulating Financial Services and Markets in the 21st Century Hart Publishing, 2001). Her recent articles include "The Break-up of the Financial Services Authority (Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 2011). She is an editor of the Journal of Corporate Law Studies (Hart Publishing)and is the Editor of the Law Working Papers Series of the European Corporate Governance Institute. In 2000 she was a Special Adviser to the UK Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Financial Services and Market Bill. In 2009 she was a Member of a Group of High Level Legal Experts convened by the Committee of European Securities Regulators to advise on legal issues arising out of the de Larosiere Report.
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