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Author Bošković, Tanja.

Title Comparing European and U.S. securities regulations : MiFID versus corresponding U.S. regulations / Tanja Boskovic, Caroline Cerruti, Michel Noel
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 173 pages)
Series World Bank working paper, 1726-5878 ; no. 184
World Bank working paper ; no. 184
Contents Regulatory framework and oversight -- Scope of the securities regualtions -- Objectives of the securities regulations in Europe and the United States -- Implementation of the different objectives -- Post-financial crisis lessons -- Conclusion and areas for future research
Summary The paper compares the EU and US securities regulations, and specifically MiFID with the corresponding US regulations. It primarily focuses on the regulatory and supervisory framework, trading venues, and the provision of investment services. The paper argues that the architecture and some of the rules regarding securities markets are different in the two regions, but the objectives and some of the outcomes are similar. It looks at the regulatory frameworks, the scope and objectives of securities regulations, the rules implementing the different objectives, and draws some crisis-related lessons
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-173)
Subject European Parliament. Directive 2004/39/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on markets in financial instruments.
Securities -- European Union countries.
Securities -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Cerruti, Caroline.
Noël, Michel, 1954-
World Bank.
ISBN 0821382535
0821382543 (eISBN)
9780821382547 (eISBN)