The Federation Press

Law and Finance


This volume features selected papers presented in the legal and regulatory track at the 14th Global Finance Conference (GFC2007), focusing first on China and second on “select issues”.

Part 1 articles on law and finance in China cover:

The interest income generated by placing application moneys from IPOs in overnight money market accounts, using data from the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
The separate legal frameworks for structured finance established by China’s banking and securities authorities.
The role of the legal representative within a corporation.
The legislative history of the 2006 Enterprise Bankruptcy Law of the PRC, and the limits, new development, and significance of the new Law in China’s drive towards a market economy.

Part 2 articles cover issues of international application:

insider trading;
competition provisions in free trade agreements;
the free movement of capital;
anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws;
strategic interactions between auditors and managers.

Law and Finance is a special issue (Volume 25 No 2) of the journal Law in Context.

Table of Contents

On Law and Finance
Gordon R Walker

Part 1 - Law and Finance in China
As a Matter of Interest Whose Money is it Anyway?
Chee Keong Low
Structured Finance in China: Legal and Institutional Perspectives on the Challenges and Opportunities
Sandra L Caruba
The Role of the Shareholders’ Meeting’s Reserve Power in Corporate Governance in China
Charles Zhen Qu
The Making of an Enterprise Bankruptcy Law in the PRC
Jianfu Chen

Part 2 - Select Issues in Law and Finance
The Need to Prohibit Insider Trading
Keith Kendall
Competition Regulation in SAFTA, AUSFTA and TAFTA: A Spaghetti Bowl of Competition Provisions?
Jane Rennie
The Free Movement of Capital in the European Union and the Problem of ‘Golden Shares’ and Similar Instruments
Jürgen Bröhmer
Australia’s Enhanced Anti-money Laundering and Counter-terrorism Financing Regime: New Compliance Challenges for the Financial Services Industry
Marc Posthouwer
Incentives for Auditor Collusion in Pre-Sarbanes-Oxley Regulatory Environment
Abigail Brown

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