Moloney, Niamh

Professor Niamh Moloney  

Department

Position held

Professor of Law

 

Experience keywords:

company law; financial markets

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Niamh's main research interest is to explore the EU's regulation of financial markets and services from institutional, substantive, and contextual perspectives. She is also interested in the EU's harmonisation of company law.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Financial Services; Law; Policy and Regulatory Bodies

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Europe

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7689

Publications

2018

Moloney, Niamh (2018) EU financial governance after Brexit: the rise of technocracy and the absorption of the UK’s withdrawal In: Alexander, Kern and Barnard, Catherine and Ferran, Eilís and Lang, Andrew and Moloney, Niamh, (eds.) Brexit and Financial Services: Law and Policy. Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK. ISBN 150991580X

Moloney, Niamh (2018) Brexit and financial services: (yet) another re-ordering of institutional governance for the EU financial system? Common Market Law Review, 55 (3). 175-201. ISSN 0165-0750

2017

Moloney, Niamh (2017) Extracting the UK from EU financial services governance: regulatory recasting or shadowing from a distance? In: Dougan, Michael, (ed.) The UK after Brexit. Legal and Policy Challenges. Intersentia Ltd, Cambridge, UK, 135. ISBN 1780684711

Moloney, Niamh (2017) LSE Law Brexit special #6: negotiating a financial services deal LSE Law Policy Briefing Series, LSE Law, London, UK.

Black, Julia and Woll, Cornelia and Hobolt, Sara and Wratil, Christopher and Moloney, Niamh and Schuster, Edmund-Philipp and Hübner, Danuta and Fankhauser, Samuel and Carvalho, Maria and Iammarino, Simona and Ascani, Andrea and Begg, Iain and de Grauwe, Paul and Travers, Tony and Jackson-Preece, Jennifer (2017) LSE’s experts explain what awaits Britain and Europe ahead of Brexit LSE Brexit (23 Jan 2017) Blog entry

Moloney, Niamh (2017) The European Union in international financial governance RSF: Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, 3 (1). 138-152. ISSN 2377-8261

Moloney, Niamh (2017) EU financial governance and transparency regulation: a test for the effectiveness of post-crisis administrative governance In: Busch, Danny and Ferrarini, Guido, (eds.) Regulation of the EU Financial Markets: MiFID II and MiFIR. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198767671

Moloney, Niamh (2017) Bending to uniformity: EU financial regulation with and without the UK Fordham International Law Journal, 40 (5). ISSN 0747-9395 (In Press)

Moloney, Niamh (2017) Brexit and EU financial governance: business as usual or institutional change? European Law Review, 42 (1). 112-128. ISSN 0307-5400

Moloney, Niamh (2017) Financial services, the EU, and Brexit: an uncertain future for the city? German Law Journal, 17. 75-82. ISSN 2071-8322

Moloney, Niamh (2017) Brexit, the EU and its investment banker: rethinking ‘equivalence’ for the EU capital market LSE Law, Society and Economy Working Papers, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Law, London, UK.

2016

Moloney, Niamh (2016) Conduct rules and investor protection: the evolution of the EU’s approach In: Casper, M. and Klöhn, L. and Schmies, C., (eds.) Festschrift für Johannes Köndgen. RWS Verlag, Köln, Germany. ISBN 9783814582313

Moloney, Niamh (2016) Capital markets union: "ever closer union" for the EU financial system European Law Review, 41 (3). 307-337. ISSN 0307-5400

Moloney, Niamh (2016) International financial governance, the EU, and Brexit: the ‘agencification’ of EU financial governance and the implications European Business Organization Law Review, 17 (4). 451-480. ISSN 1566-7529

Moloney, Niamh (2016) Institutional governance and capital markets union: incrementalism or a ‘big bang’? European Company and Financial Law Review, 13 (2). 376-423. ISSN 1613-2548

Moloney, Niamh (2016) The 2013 Capital Requirements Directive IV and Capital Requirements Regulation: implications and institutional effects Zeitschrift für öffentliches Recht, 71 (3). 385-423. ISSN 0948-4396

2015

Moloney, Niamh (2015) Regulating the retail markets In: Moloney, Niamh and Ferran, E and Payne, J, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Financial Regulation. Oxford Handbooks in Law. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 736-768. ISBN 0199687218

Moloney, Niamh and Ferran, Eilís and Payne, Jennifer, eds (2015) The Oxford handbook of financial regulation Oxford Handbooks. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199687206

Black, Julia (2015) Regulatory styles and supervisory strategies In: Moloney, Niamh and Ferran, Eilís and Payne, Jennifer, (eds.) The Oxford handbook of financial regulation. Oxford Handbooks. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 218-253. ISBN 9780199687206

Moloney, Niamh (2015) Banking union and the implications for financial market governance in the EU: Convergence or divergence? In: Busch, Christian and Ferrarini, Guido, (eds.) European Banking Union. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 524-563. ISBN 0198727305

2014

Moloney, Niamh (2014) European Banking Union: assessing its risks and resilience Common Market Law Review, 51 (6). 1609-1670. ISSN 0165-0750

Moloney, Niamh (2014) EU securities and financial markets regulation Oxford European Union law library (3rd). 3rd, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199664344

2013

Moloney, Niamh (2013) Resetting the location of regulatory and supervisory control over EU financial markets: lessons from five years on International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 62 (4). 955-965. ISSN 0020-5893

2012

Moloney, Niamh (2012) The December 2011 veto and UK financial market regulation Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, 27. 211. ISSN 0269-2694

Moloney, Niamh (2012) The investor model underlying the EU’s investor protection regime: consumers or investors? European Business Organization Law Review, 13 (2). 169. ISSN 1566-7529

Moloney, Niamh (2012) The EU and executive pay: managing harmonization risks In: Thomas, Randall S. and Hill, Jennifer G., (eds.) Research Handbook on Executive Pay. Research handbooks in corporate law and governance series. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 466-485. ISBN 9781849803960

Moloney, Niamh (2012) Supervision in the wake of the financial crisis: achieving effective 'law in action' - a challenge for the EU In: Wymeersch, Eddy and Hopt, Klaus J. and Ferrarini, Guido, (eds.) Financial Regulation and Supervision: a Post-Crisis Analysis. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199660902

Ferran, Eilís and Hill, Jennifer and Moloney, Niamh and Coffee, John C., eds (2012) The regulatory aftermath of the global financial crisis International corporate law and financial market regulation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9781107024595

Moloney, Niamh (2012) The legacy effects of the financial crisis on regulatory design in the EU In: Ferran, Eilís and Hill, Jennifer and Moloney, Niamh and Coffee, John C., (eds.) The Regulatory Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis. International corporate law and financial market regulation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 111-202. ISBN 9781107024595

Moloney, Niamh and Ferrarini, Guido (2012) Reshaping order execution in the EU and the role of interest groups under MiFID II European Business Organization Law Review, 13 (4). 557-597. ISSN 1566-7529

2011

Moloney, Niamh (2011) Regulating the retail markets: law, policy, and the financial crisis Current Legal Problems, 63 (1). 375-447. ISSN 0070-1998

Alexander, Kern and Moloney, Niamh, eds (2011) Law reform and financial markets Elgar Financial Law series. Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, vii-xviii. ISBN 9780857936622

Alexander, Kern and Moloney, Niamh (2011) Introduction In: Alexander, Kern and Moloney, Niamh, (eds.) Law Reform and Financial Markets. Elgar Financial Law series. Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, vii-xviii. ISBN 9780857936622

Alexander, Kern and Moloney, Niamh, eds (2011) Law reform and financial markets Elgar Financial Law series. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9780857936622

Moloney, Niamh (2011) Reform or revolution?: the financial crisis, EU financial markets law and the European Securities and Markets Authority International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 60 (02). 521-533. ISSN 0020-5893

Moloney, Niamh (2011) The European Securities and Markets Authority and institutional design for the EU financial market – a tale of two competences: Part (2) rules in action European Business Organization Law Review, 12 (02). 177-225. ISSN 1566-7529

Moloney, Niamh (2011) The European Securities and Markets Authority and institutional design for the EU financial market: a tale of two competences: part (1) rule-making European Business Organization Law Review, 12 (1). 41-86. ISSN 1566-7529

2010

Moloney, Niamh (2010) Financial services and markets In: Baldwin, Robert and Cave, Martin and Lodge, Martin, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook on Regulation. Oxford handbooks in business and management. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 437-461. ISBN 9780199560219

Moloney, Niamh (2010) The financial crisis and EU securities law-making: a challenge met? In: Grundmann, Stefan and Haar, Brigitte and Merkt, Hanno and Mülbert, Peter O. and Wellenhofer, Marina and Baum, Harald and Von Hein, Jan and Von Hippel, Thomas and Pistor, Katharina and Roth, Markus and Schweitzer, Heike, (eds.) Festschrift Für Klaus J. Hopt Zum 70. Geburtstag Am 24. August 2010: Unternehmen, Markt und Verantwortung. Walter De Gruyter Inc, Berlin, New York, 2265-2282. ISBN 9783899496284

Moloney, Niamh (2010) Regulating retail investment products: the financial crisis and the EU challenge Era - Forum, 11 (3). 329-349. ISSN 1612-3093

Moloney, Niamh (2010) How to protect investors: lessons from the EC and the UK International corporate law and financial market regulation. Cambrige University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521888707

Moloney, Niamh (2010) EU financial market regulation after the global financial crisis: "more Europe” or more risks? Common Market Law Review, 47 (5). 1317-1383. ISSN 0165-0750

Ferrarini, Guido and Moloney, Niamh and Ungureanu, Maria-Cristina (2010) Executive remuneration in crisis: a critical assessment of reforms in Europe Journal of Corporate Law Studies, 10 (1). 73-118. ISSN 1473-5970

2009

Moloney, Niamh (2009) CESR and supervisory convergence at level 3 of the Lamfalussy process In: Tison, Michel and De Wulf, Hans and Van der Elst, Christoph and Steennot, Reinhard, (eds.) Perspectives in Company Law and Financial Regulation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 449-477. ISBN 9780521515702

Moloney, Niamh (2009) The Committee of European Securities Regulators and level 3 of the Lamfalussy Process In: Tison, Michel and De Wulf, Hans and Van der Elst, Christoph and Steennot, Reinhard, (eds.) Perspectives in Company Law and Financial Regulation. International corporate law and financial market regulation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 449-477. ISBN 9780521515702

Ferrarini, Guido and Moloney, Niamh and Ungureanu, Maria-Cristina (2009) Understanding directors’ pay in Europe: a comparative and empirical analysis Working paper series in law, European Corporate Governance Institute, Brussels, Belgium.

2008

Moloney, Niamh (2008) Regulation of the market and intermediaries: global comparison and contrast - what is best practice? Macquarie Journal of Business Law, 5 (1). 1-42. ISSN 1449-0269

Moloney, Niamh (2008) EC securities regulation Oxford European Union Law Library (2nd). 2nd, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199202744

2007

Moloney, Niamh (2007) EC company law In: Vaughan, David and Robertson, Aidan, (eds.) Law of the European Union. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781904501114

Moloney, Niamh (2007) Law-making risks in EC financial market regulation after the Financial Services Action Plan In: Weatherill, Stephen, (ed.) Better Regulation. Studies of the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law (6). Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK, 321-368. ISBN 9781841137155

Moloney, Niamh (2007) Innovation and risk in EC financial market regulation: new instruments of financial market intervention and the Committee of European Securities Regulators European Law Review, 32 (5). 627-663. ISSN 0307-5400

Alexander, Kern and Ferran, Eilís and Jackson, Howell E. and Moloney, Niamh (2007) A report on the Transatlantic Financial Services Regulatory Dialogue The Harvard John M. Olin discussion paper series, The John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., USA.

Moloney, Niamh (2007) Large-scale reform of investor protection regulation: the European Union experience Macquarie Journal of Business Law, 4. 147-195. ISSN 1449-0269

2006

Moloney, Niamh (2006) Effective policy design for the retail investment services market: challenges and choices post FSAP In: Ferrarini, Guido and Wymeersch, Eddy, (eds.) Investor Protection in Europe: Corporate Law Making, the Mifid and Beyond. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 381-442. ISBN 9780199202911

Moloney, Niamh (2006) The EC and the hedge fund challenge: a test case for EC securities policy after the Financial Services Action Plan Journal of Corporate Law Studies, 6 (1). 1-38. ISSN 1473-5970

Alexander, Kern and Ferran, Eilís and Jackson, Howell E. and Moloney, Niamh (2006) Transatlantic financial services regulatory dialogue European Business Organization Law Review, 7 (3). 647-673. ISSN 1566-7529

Moloney, Niamh (2006) III. Financial market regulation in the post-Financial Services Action Plan era International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 55 (4). 982-992. ISSN 0020-5893

2005

Ferrarini, Guido and Moloney, Niamh (2005) Executive remuneration in the EU: the context for reform Law working paper series, European Corporate Governance Institute. ISBN DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.715862

Ferrarini, Guido and Moloney, Niamh (2005) Executive remuneration in the EU: the context for reform Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 21 (2). 304-323. ISSN 1460-2121

Moloney, Niamh (2005) Building a retail investment culture through law: the 2004 markets in Financial Instruments Directive European Business Organization Law Review, 6 (3). 341-421. ISSN 1566-7529

2004

Moloney, Niamh (2004) Executive remuneration in Europe: convergence, divergence and reform In: Ferrarini, Guido and Hopt, Klaus J. and Winter, Jaap and Wymeersch, Eddy, (eds.) Reforming Company and Takeover Law in Europe. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199273805

Moloney, Niamh (2004) Confidence and competence: the conundrum of EC capital markets law Journal of Corporate Law Studies, 4 (1). 1-50. ISSN 1473-5970

Moloney, Niamh and Anand, Anita (2004) Reform of the audit process and the role of shareholder voice: transatlantic perspectives European Business Organization Law Review, 5 (2). 223-292. ISSN 1566-7529

Moloney, Niamh (2004) Time to take stock on the markets: the Financial Services Action Plan concludes as the Company Law Action Plan rolls out International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 53 (4). 999-1012. ISSN 0020-5893

Ferrarini, Guido and Moloney, Niamh and Vespro, Cristina (2004) Executive pay: convergence in law and practice across the EU corporate governance faultline Journal of Corporate Law Studies, 4 (2). 243-306. ISSN 1473-5970

2003

Moloney, Niamh (2003) New frontiers in EC capital markets law: from market construction to market regulation Common Market Law Review, 40 (4). 809-843. ISSN 0165-0750

Moloney, Niamh (2003) II. The Lamfalussy legislative model: a new era for the EC securities and investment services regime International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 52 (2). 509-520. ISSN 0020-5893

Ferrarini, Guido and Moloney, Niamh and Vespro, Cristina (2003) Executive remuneration in the EU: comparative law and practice Law working paper series, European Corporate Governance Institute. ISBN DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.419120

2002

Moloney, Niamh (2002) EC securities regulation Oxford European Union Law Library. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198268918

Moloney, Niamh (2002) Investor protection and the Treaty: an uneasy relationship In: Ferrarini, Guido and Hopt, Klaus J. and Wymeersch, Eddy, (eds.) Capital Markets in the Age of the Euro: Cross-Border Transactions, Listed Companies and Regulation. Kluwer Law International, The Hague, The Netherlands, 17-61. ISBN 9789041117373

Moloney, Niamh (2002) The regulation of investment services in the single market: the emergence of a new regulatory landscape European Business Organization Law Review, 3 (2). 293-336. ISSN 1566-7529

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With the US Dodd–Frank Act and numerous EU regulations and directives now in place, this book provides a timely and thoughtful explanation of the key elements of the new regimes in both regions

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Professor Niamh Moloney joined the Law Department in January 2009. Previously she was Professor of Capital Markets Law at the University of Nottingham and Reader in Law at Queen's University Belfast and held lectureships at the University of Nottingham and University College London. She is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin (LLB) and Harvard Law School (LLM). Her primary research interests are EU financial services law (she is the author of the first book on the EU's regulation of financial markets, EC Securities Regulation (Oxford University Press, second edition, 2008)) and retail investor protection. She is also a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute. In 2011 the Board of Supervisors of the EU's new financial markets regulator, the European Securities and Markets Authority, appointed Niamh to its consultative Stakeholder Group

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