Capital Market Reform in Asia: Towards Developed and Integrated Markets in Times of Change

Overview

Capital Market Reform in Asia is derived from 11 round table conferences on Capital Market Reform in Asia, jointly organized by Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The volume charts the progress of capital market development in Asia after the 1997–1998 Asian financial crisis, providing insights into capital market reform and the new challenges that have arisen since the global financial crisis of 2007–2009, amidst reforms to the ...
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Overview

Capital Market Reform in Asia is derived from 11 round table conferences on Capital Market Reform in Asia, jointly organized by Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The volume charts the progress of capital market development in Asia after the 1997–1998 Asian financial crisis, providing insights into capital market reform and the new challenges that have arisen since the global financial crisis of 2007–2009, amidst reforms to the international financial architecture.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788132107545
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 10/18/2012
  • Pages: 396
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Masahiro Kawai is Dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Prior to joining ADBI, Dr Kawai served as Head of ADB’s Office of Regional Economic Integration (OREI) and Special Advisor to the ADB President. He also worked as Chief Economist for the World Bank’s East Asia and the Pacific Region, and as Deputy Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs of Japan’s Ministry of Finance. He has served as a consultant at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and at the International Monetary Fund, a Special Research Advisor at the Institute of Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Japan’s Ministry of Finance, and a visiting researcher at the Bank of Japan’s Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies and at the Economic Planning Agency’s Economic Research Institute. Dr Kawai has published a number of books and numerous articles on economic globalization, and regional financial integration and co-operation in East Asia. He received his PhD in Economics from Stanford University.

Andrew Sheng, a chartered accountant (FCA, 1972) by profession, is currently the Chief Adviser to the China Banking Regulatory Commission. In addition to this position, he holds several academic, statutory and corporate sector appointments in Malaysia, India and Qatar: Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing; Pro-Chancellor of the Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Malaysia; Adjunct Professor and Third Holder of the Tun Ismail Ali Chair at the Faculty of Economics & Administration, University of Malaya; member of the Malaysian National Economic Advisory Council (NEAC), the Governing Council of the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), the Advisory Council of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority and the International Advisory Panel of the Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority (LOFSA); Director of Khazanah Nasional; Board Member of Sime Darby Berhad, International Advisory Council Member of the China Investment Corporation; Board Member of the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority, Board Member of the Advisory Council of the National Institute of Securities Market, India (NISM) and member of the Advisory Board of the Emerging markets Forum. Sheng has been Co-Chair of the OECD-ADBI Roundtable Conference on Capital Market Reform in Asia since 2005.

A central banker by training, he was an Assistant Governor and Chief Economist of Bank and Insurance Regulations at Bank Negara Malaysia. Between 1989 and 1993, he was Senior Manager, Financial Sector Development Department, World Bank. In Hong Kong, China, he was the Deputy Chief Executive responsible for the Reserves Management and External Affairs Departments of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, followed by seven years as the Chairman of the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, China from October 1998 until his retirement in September 2005. His span of economic and financial experience are captured in his book From Asian to Global Financial Crisis, published by the Cambridge University Press in 2009.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
I: DEVELOPMENT OF CAPITAL MARKETS IN ASIA
Banks and Financial Intermediation in Emerging Asia: Reforms and New Risks - M S Mohanty and Philip Turner
How to Develop Capital Markets in East Asia - Andrew Sheng
II: ISSUES OF CAPITAL MARKET REFORM
Capital Market Reform in Malaysia - Zarinah Anwar
Non-tradable Share Reform in the People's Republic of China - Xinghai Fang
Trends and Best Practices in Shaping OECD Public Debt Management and Government Securities Markets - Hans J Blommestein
Ten Years After: Implications of the Current Financial Market Turmoil - Atchana Waiquamdee
Facing the North-Atlantic Financial Crisis: A European Perspective - Hans-Helmut Kotz
III: EMERGING RISKS AND CHALLENGES OF REGULATION, SUPERVISION, AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Corporate Governance: An IOSCO Perspective - Jeremy Cooper
Governance of and by Institutional Investors in the OECD Area - Stephen Lumpkin
Restoring Trust in Financial Markets - Stephen Grenville
Financial Sector Supervision: What We Have Learned So Far - Stephen Grenville
Investor Protection in the Asia Pacific: Survey Findings of the Asia-Pacific Regional Committee - Lynn Hew and Mohammad Nizam Ismail
The Elephant in the Room: The Need to Deal with What Banks Do - Adrian Blundell-Wignall, Gert Wehinger, and Patrick Slovik
IV: REGIONAL CO-OPERATION AND INTEGRATION OF CAPITAL MARKETS IN ASIA
A New Financial Market Structure for East Asia: How to Promote Regional Financial Market Integration - Gordon de Brouwer and Jenny Corbett
The Integration of Capital Markets in the Asian Region: Some Practical Steps Forward - Gordon de Brouwer and Lorraine Allan
The Asian Bond Fund-2 and Regional Initiatives - Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala
The Role of Capital Markets in Infrastructure Financing - Worapot Manupipatpong
Index
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