Avalon

Avalon

Book - 1984
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Its focus on the prudential, global regulation of financial institutions drives this book s unique exploration of over-arching policy principles. Integrating theory, history, and policy debates, it provides a high-level, strategic treatment of the regulation of global banking. With finely focused definitions and an intuitive scope, the authors pay particular attention to the international standards sent by bodies such as the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the European Union. By beginning with the main justifications for the prudential regulation of banks and concluding with the financial crisis that began in 2007, this lucid and engaging account of the principles, policies, and laws related to the regulation of international banking explains why and how governments work so hard on a convergence of rules and regulations.
Defines the over-arching policy principles of capital regulationExplores main justifications for the prudent regulation of banksDiscusses the 2007-2009 financial crisis and the next generation of international standards of financial institution regulation Examines tools for ensuring the adequate supervision of a firm that operates across all time zones
Publisher: London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1984, c1965.
ISBN: 9780340002599
034000259X
Characteristics: 384 p. :,maps ;,21 cm.

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It is the last quarter of the tenth century, a time of conflict between Church and State, a time of threat from Viking invasions. Amidst the violence comes a knight called Rumon, whose love for the beautiful Merewyn leads them both across the seas to an unknown western land. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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"The book is characterized by [an] authentic sense of time resulting from wide reading and detailed sense of place." —The New York Times Book Review

"Anya Seton has vividly and colorfully portrayed life during the tumultuous Dark Ages." —Historical Novels Review
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Anya Seton was the author of 10 bestselling historical romances, including Avalon, Devil Water, Dragonwyck, Foxfire, The Hearth and Eagle, Katherine, My Theodosia, The Turquoise, and The Winthrop Woman.
--This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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