Dr Stuart Dutson
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Building Australia’s Fintech Ecosystem: Innovation Hubs for a Competitive Advantage” – Ross P Buckley, Douglas W Arner, Dirk A Zetzsche and Evan C Gibson; and “Regulating Australia’s Benchmark Interest Rate Market: A Review of Recent Litigation and Market Reforms” – Tony Ciro. Also in this Part are the following Sections: Insolvency Law and Management: “Don’t Be Too Cool to Pool: Employee Entitlement Contribution Orders and Pooling Orders” – Andrew Vella and Matthew Paterson; Securities and Mortgages: “Purchase Money Security Interests under the PPSA: A Note on Stockco Agricapital Pty Ltd v Dairy Livestock Services Pty Ltd” – Anthony Duggan; United Kingdom and Europe: “History Repeating: Trading Restrictions in Europe at the Time of COVID-19” – Matteo Solinas; and “Germany’s Highest Court Challenges the Legality of the ECB’s Monetary Tools (and the EU’s Entire Legal Order)” – Matteo Solinas; and United States: “Predictive Factors in CEO and CFO Bank Fraud and Malfeasance” – Erich Heneke and Randall Valentine.
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.
This Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “The long-run efficiency gains in public-to-private transfers – new evidence from earnings announcements” – Paul Docherty and Steve Easton; “Twin peaks – the legal and regulatory anatomy of Australia’s system of financial regulation” – Andrew Godwin and Ian Ramsay; “Debt for equity swaps and corporate restructuring under s 444GA of the Corporations Act” – Ryan J Turner; and “Surcharging for payment: Payment systems regulation and the constitution of a new economic norm” – Ann Wardrop.
Also in this Part are the following sections: Securities and Mortgages; Wealth Management; Recent Publications; United Kingdom and Europe; as well as a Forum piece by Alan O’Sullivan, which provides a practitioner’s market-based perspective to complement the article by Docherty and Easton in this Part.