International Banking Regulation and Supervision


Prof Andrew Mullineux

Introduction and Aims

The module examines trends in international banking and finance before focusing on regulatory and supervisory issues.

Objectives and Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module all students should be able to:

  • Critically review the evolution of the international banking and finance system post 1970.
  • Critically review the evolution of international banking regulation and supervision in selected countries.
  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the current regulatory and supervisory systems.
  • Be aware of current key issues relating to bank regulation and supervision.
  • Critically evaluate policy proposals.


  • 1 individual assignment to count for (50%)
  • Two hour exam (50%)