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Author Bhatia, A. (Ashok Vir), author

Title New Landscape, New Challenges : Structural Change and Regulation in the U.S. Financial Sector
Published Washington : International Monetary Fund, Aug. 2007
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Description 1 online resource (95 pages)
Series IMF Working Papers
IMF Working Papers
Contents I. Introduction; Figures; 1. The Shrinking Core; II. Topography of the System; 2. Waves of Securitization; 3. Core vs. Periphery; 4. Inside the Core; III. Regulatory Philosophy and Structure; IV. Emerging Challenges; V. Broad Policy Implications; VI. Specific Policy Considerations; Abbreviations and Acronyms; References
Summary Annotation Given the rapid evolution of the U.S. financial sector and attendant regulatory challenges, this paper explores ways to fine-tune U.S. oversight arrangements. It surveys the financial landscape, separating a highly regulated, multi-business, and (in terms of relative asset holdings) shrinking "core" from a lightly regulated, more specialized, and rapidly expanding "periphery" explains the U.S. regulatory philosophy and structure, with its focus on core institutions and its jurisdictional complexity; highlights certain new challenges, without presuming to have all the solutions; draws out some broad policy implications, from the "30,000 foot level" and concludes by tabling and discussing one, specific, reform idea
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1451912129 (E-Book)