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Is It Possible to Regulate a Global Financial Market in Perpetual Change?

  • Dimitris N. Chorafas
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions book series (SBFI)

Abstract

In the fifth century BC, Athens was the center of a prosperous empire characterized by a market economy spanning part of the then known world. Its citizens were known to be open-minded with a good deal of tolerance, but they also appreciated the role of regulation and the need for it.

Keywords

Hedge Fund Global Risk Credit Institution Market Discipline Supervisory Authority 
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