Global Governance and International Standard Setting

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale and John Eatwell

in Global Governance of Financial Systems

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780195166989
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199783861 | DOI:
 Global Governance and International Standard Setting

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This chapter assesses the evolution of international standard setting in financial markets by examining the characteristics of the various international bodies, such as the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organization of Securities Commissions, that are involved in international standard setting. Topics discussed include international financial institutions, supervisory structures for financial conglomerates, the Financial Action Task Force, and financial crises from the 1990s and onwards.

Keywords: international financial institutions; financial markets; financial regulation; international standards; Basel Committee; financial conglomerates; International Organization of Securities Commissions

Chapter.  19860 words. 

Subjects: Financial Markets

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