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Italian Banking and Financial Law

Vol II, Intermediaries and Markets

  • Domenico Siclari

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Domenico Siclari
      Pages 1-3
  3. Intermediaries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Vincenzo Troiano
      Pages 7-40
    3. Andrea Miglionico
      Pages 87-106
  4. Markets

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Marco Sepe
      Pages 117-196
    3. Fabrizio Plateroti
      Pages 197-211
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 213-215

About this book


In today's increasingly global and integrated financial climate, there is an amplified need for cooperation between regulators and supervisors across the globe in order to promote economic growth and maintain competitive markets. However, idiosyncrasies remain within local markets, and for those wishing to participate within them, it is necessary to understand the distinctive qualities of each. This book explores the intermediaries of the Italian financial system. It examines the banks, investment services, electronic payment institutions, insurance companies and credit rating agencies functioning in the country, to explore how Italian regulation functions within the context of a wider harmonizing trend. The authors present a study on the current control models of the Italian markets in the wake of changes induced by the privatization of public banks, the increased size and complexity of the intermediaries, the increased level of competition, and the internationalization of the financial innovation. They explain how the country's financial markets are controlled by a combination of bodies, including the State, the authorities and the market participants themselves.


Banking Law Financial Law Italian law Banks Financial Intermediaries Banking Supervision Financial Markets Regulation banking financial market Investment

Editors and affiliations

  • Domenico Siclari
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Rome “La Sapienza”RomeItaly

About the editors

Domenico Siclari is Associate Professor of Economic and Financial Markets Law in the Department of Economics and Law at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza', Italy. He has previously worked as an Officer at the Bank of Italy in Rome and as Counsellor of the Italian Parliament-Chamber of Deputies, where he headed up the Finance Division in the Research Department. After his research work at the Max-Planck- Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg, he obtained a Ph.D. in Economic Public Law at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza', and in December 2013 received the National Academic Qualification as Full Professor. He is a member of the scientific committee for the PhD course in Public, Comparative and International Law at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza', and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Law and Economics Yearly Review.

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