LLB Banking and Financial Services Law

Module description:

The topics covered on this module include:

  • Nature of financial markets and varieties of financial and investment activity
  • Regulation of UK financial markets: risks, regulatory techniques and regulatory institutions from 1974 to 21st century
  • Collective investment schemes – the constitutive role of private and regulatory law
  • Private and regulatory law standards and obligations surrounding financial advice and product distribution
  • Retirement saving and protection products – lessons from past regulatory failures
  • Enforcement and redress in financial markets
  • Regulatory accountability and the law
  • Prudential regulation of financial institutions – safety, soundness and systemic resilience