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Banking and Financial Institutions Law in a Nutshell / Edition 4
     

Banking and Financial Institutions Law in a Nutshell / Edition 4

by William A. Lovett
 

ISBN-10: 031420590X

ISBN-13: 9780314205902

Pub. Date: 11/01/1996

Publisher: West Group

The infamous robber Willie Sutton said he robbed banks because "that's where the money is." We study banks because they are most central to our society. This text is intended for anyone seeking to understand recent developments: Increased competition, deregulation, bank and thrift failures, and large-scale bailout and restructuring efforts. The text provides the

Overview

The infamous robber Willie Sutton said he robbed banks because "that's where the money is." We study banks because they are most central to our society. This text is intended for anyone seeking to understand recent developments: Increased competition, deregulation, bank and thrift failures, and large-scale bailout and restructuring efforts. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314205902
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
11/01/1996
Series:
Nutshell Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
468
Product dimensions:
4.94(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. Evolution of Banking and Financial Institutions Law
A. Introduction
B. Earlier Money and Banking
C. Banking Development in the United States
D. Economic Strains and Electronic Finance
II. Money and Banking
A. Money, Central Banking, and the Federal Reserve System
B. Guidelines and Constraints
III. Banking Market Regulation
A. Chartering and Entry Requirements
B. Bank Insurance and Supervision
C. Bank Supervision and Preventing Failure
D. Specific Limitations on Banking Activities
E. Constraints Upon Branching, Holding Companies and Mergers
F. International Banking
IV. Thrift Institutions
A. Savings Bank Regulation
B. Savings Lon Association Regulation
C. Inflation, Disintermediation and Crisis
D. Regulat ing Thrifts in Transition
E. Credit Union Regulation
V. Securities Market Regulation
A. Role of Securities Markets
B. United States Securities Regulation System
C. Securities Exchanges and Trading
D. Regulation of Securities Firms
E. Investment Companies and Mutual Corporation
F. Investment Companies and Mutual Funds
VI. Insurance Regulation
A. Development of Insurance and Regulation
B. Main Features of Insurance Regulation
C. Socialized Risk Coverage
D. Possible Reforms and Federal Regulation
VII. Pension Funds, Retirement Accounts and Social Security
A. Historical Development
B. Pension Plan Funding Regulations
C. Individual Retirement Accounts
D. Social Security, Pensions and Funding Conflicts
VIII. Controversies and Prospects
A. Current Controversies
B. Government Deficits and Monetary Policy
C. International Banking and Finance Problems
D. Restructuring Financial Markets
E. Changing Regulatory Organization and Framework
Index

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