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Smart financial regulation: Responding to early warning signals

This Policy Brief recommends that UK financial regulation needs to be more responsive and anticipatory, identifying early warning signals in advance of an impending financial crisis. Combining research in financial history and law it reviews some of the lessons learnt from the 2007-08 banking crisis, and how to monitor, prepare and respond to events that may […]

Complexity and the collapse of the financial system

by Philip Garnett and Brett Cherry Finance influences everything, from the growth of businesses and employment to capital and even public services. As the world becomes increasingly subject to the all-encompassing influence of financialisation, it is confronted with problems that require new perspectives from studies in complex systems. The recent global financial crisis revealed that […]

Financial Crime, Corruption and the Global Financial Crisis: What is the role of regulation?

A multidisciplinary public workshop took place at Durham University early this summer entitled, ‘Financial Crime, Corruption and the Global Financial Crisis: What is the role of regulation?’ hosted by IHRR and the Global Policy journal. The event was facilitated by Professor Timothy Clark (Durham Business School) and Dr Eva-Maria Nag (Global Policy). It was well-attended […]

Motives behind internal fraud in the British financial sector

What motivates employees in the British financial sector to commit fraud? New research on internal fraud in the British financial sector by Dr Matthew Hollow explores the motivations behind acts of financial fraud committed by company employees. In order to make effective fraud risk assessments the motivations that lead employees to commit acts of fraud […]

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