This Special Issue of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice (JBFLP) is produced in collaboration with the BFSLA Academic Committee, focusing on the theme of “Finance Law: Global and Regional Challenges”. It includes the following articles: “Regulating financial institution culture: Reforming the regulatory toolkit” – Ann Wardrop, David Wishart and Marilyn McMahon; “Bitcoin: Consumer protection and regulatory challenges” – Louise Parsons; “Small amount credit contract reforms in Australia: Household survey evidence and analysis” – Gill North; “Making prudence: Consumer credit and twin peaks, a comparison of Australia and South Africa” – Gail Pearson; and “Ad impossibilia nemo tenetur – on the recent attempts to harmonise the law of intermediated securities” – Matteo Solinas. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Insolvency Law and Management; United Kingdom and Europe; Singapore and South East Asia; and an Editorial note by the Guest Editors.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Fallout from the global financial crisis: Credit rating agencies in the frame” – Tony Ciro; and “Pulling back the shades: Demystifying vulture funds” – Adam Watterson. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Commercial and Finance Law; Securities and Mortgages; Wealth Management; Recent Publications; United Kingdom and Europe; Singapore and South East Asia; and an Editorial note marking changes to the Editorial Board.
The Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice (JBFLP) was first published in April 1990, and this year has reached its 25th volume. The first ever issue opened with a foreword by the Hon Mr Anthony Murray Gleeson AC QC, who was then Chief Justice of the NSW Supreme Court. He commented: It is ...more