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in successful innovation. International Capital Markets presents a comprehensive volume drawing the field of international capital markets regulation and institutions together, split into sections addressing the characteristics of capital markets, the basic principles of their regulation, and their institutions; the
regulatory characteristics in significant markets including the US, UK, EU, and Asia, and examines how these interact with each other; market institutions, trading venues, and intermediaries; and the capital market activities of international financial institutions such as the IMF and The World
Bank. This second edition considers the impact of Brexit on capital markets in Europe and analyses developments in regulation and approach as a consequence of the shifting dynamics in the UK and EU markets. The activity and efficacy of regulators such as the European Securities and Markets Authority
(ESMA) and International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO) are examined in the context of the EU and international markets respectively. In Asia, the capital markets have also seen many changes since the first edition, particularly in Hong Kong and China. These developments are analysed
and the legal and practical implications are explained. This single volume presents a conceptual overview of the regulatory landscape and an understanding of the background and operation of the non-domestic regulation in this area, making it a comprehensive yet accessible resource for practicing lawyers, bankers, regulators, academics, and postgraduate
students interested in international capital markets.