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Banking Law and Regulation

Banking Law and Regulation (1st edn)

Iris H-Y Chiu and Joanna Wilson
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date: 04 October 2023

p. 1895. International banking supervision and regulatory architecturelocked

p. 1895. International banking supervision and regulatory architecturelocked

  • Iris ChiuIris ChiuProfessor of Company Law and Financial Regulation, University College London
  •  and Joanna WilsonJoanna WilsonLecturer in Commercial Law, University of Sussex


This chapter assesses international banking supervision. The solution to the issues in international banking has been the development of procedures that seek to encourage coordination or cooperation between national supervisors. This has been facilitated by the creation of international organisations that have allowed large numbers of countries to discuss, agree, and promote not only supervisory standards, but also regulatory rules. Together, these organisations constitute the international financial architecture that seeks to ensure financial stability by addressing a number of different issues. Two of the key bodies in international banking regulation include the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) and the Financial Stability Board (FSB). Ultimately, the proliferation of international banking in recent decades, and the need to ensure that banking supervision takes place on a consolidated basis, has led to calls for the creation of a single global regulator.

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