Global Financial Regulation

  • Level: Beginner
  • Duration: 10.1 hours
  • Access: 1 Year
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Understand how the stability of banks and other financial institutions affects not only the financial markets but also the broader real economy, and recognize the various tools used by regulatory authorities around the world.

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Course Outline

The stability of banks and other financial institutions affects not only the financial markets, but the real economy. This course focuses on financial regulation around the world, covering financial regulation in a broad sense as well as more specific banking and markets regulation.

What You Will Learn

Topic 1: Financial Regulation - An Introduction

  • The Need for Regulation
  • Regulation in Practice

Topic 2: Financial Authorities (US) - Federal Reserve

  • Overview
  • Monetary Policy
  • Supervision & Regulation
  • Financial Stability
  • Payment & Settlement Systems
  • Consumer Protection & Community Development

Topic 3:  Financial Authorities (US) - SEC

  • SEC Overview

Topic 4: Financial Authorities (US) - CFTC

  • CFTC Overview

Topic 5: Financial Authorities (UK) - PRA & FCA

  • UK Financial Regulation
  • Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)
  • Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

Topic 6: Financial Authorities (UK) - Bank of England

  • Monetary Stability
  • Financial Stability

Topic 7: Financial Authorities (Europe) - ECB

  • Overview of the ECB
  • Monetary Policy
  • Other Tasks of the ECB

Topic 8: Financial Authorities (Europe) - ESFS

  • European Financial Regulation
  • Microprudential Regulation
  • Macroprudential Regulation
  • Key EU Directives & Regulations

Topic 9: Financial Authorities (Japan)

  • Economic Background
  • Bank of Japan
  • Key Japanese Regulators
  • Other Regulators

Topic 10: Financial Authorities (Hong Kong)

  • Background
  • Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
  • Other Financial Regulators

Topic 11: Financial Authorities (Singapore)

  • Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • Singapore Exchange (SGX) & Securities Industry Council (SIC) 

Topic 12: Financial Authorities (China)

  • Overview of the Chinese Banking Sector
  • People's Bank of China (PBC)
  • Other Regulators

Topic 13: Financial Authorities (Australia)

  • Overview
  • Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)
  • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)
  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
  • Other Regulatory Bodies

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