The Short Course on Financial Services and Markets Regulation is a one week executive education course to run from 28 April - 2 May 2014.
Course organizer: Professor Julia Black, Law Department, LSE J.Black@lse.ac.uk
Course administrator: Amanda Tinnams, Law Department, LSE A.Tinnams@lse.ac.uk
to take a critical and reflective stance on key issues and drivers of financial regulation;
to provide a contextual understanding of regulatory provisions and recent changes; and
to facilitate strategic decision making by financial institutions, legal advisors and regulators
those with experience in the markets who are moving into positions which require a greater familiarity with the key requirements of financial regulation, e.g. into significant influence functions or different areas of practice
regulators seeking the opportunity to gain a deeper evaluation of key issues
regulators and practitioners from outside the UK/EU seeking to understand the changes at the global level and in the EU & UK regulatory landscape
Accredited with the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board: 29 CPD points.
Structure and delivery
Five sessions per day of 60-75 minutes per session; sessions taught by leading academics and practitioners
Timing for each day
Each day will run from 9.15am–5 pm.
The issues covered in the course include:
reforming global, national and EU structures of financial regulation in the wake of the crisis
financial stability and how to address the 'too big to fail, to interconnected to fail' problem
market transparency and the role of disclosure
the role of gatekeepers
client protection including client money
corporate governance of banks and the role of NEDs
risk management within financial institutions
the balance between the roles of governments and markets in regulating the financial system