Category Archives: financial regulation

Passive-aggressive investing

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on the rise of index investing.

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Seoul radio debut

Listen to my conversation with Alex Jansen about the Libor scandal, on eFM This Morning, Seoul, South Korea.

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One regulation too few

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on the amendment of section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act 2010.

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A different kind of swindle

Read my latest OUP blog post on the foreign exchange scandal, and why it is systematically more serious than the Madoff scandal.

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A bit on bitcoin

Read my piece “Bitcoin Is as Good as Gold. That’s Bad” in today’s in Slate.

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Interview

Read my interview with with Cezmi Dispinar.  Same web site as  post below, but this is in English.

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More on Libor

See a my post on Libor on the Oxford University Press blog, where I will be a regular monthly contributor.

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Reckless

The UK Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards has just released its 500+ page report “Changing Banking for the Good.” Among the report’s more intriguing proposals is the creation of a new criminal offense:  “reckless misconduct in the management of a … Continue reading

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Not far enough

The International Organization of Securities Commissioners (IOSCO) published a report this week calling for the London interbank offered rate (Libor) and other such benchmark interest rates to be tied more closely to actual transactions. Sadly, the proposal does not go … Continue reading

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