Intended and Unintended Results of the Proposed Volcker Rule
AbstractRegulation is written with the intent of protecting the vulnerable. However, it can cause an undesirable result if written without understanding how the positive intent can have a negative impact. In its present form, the proposed Volcker Rule has the potential of expanding the liquidity crisis that devastated the housing market into the capital markets. Risk will be transferred to less regulated entities. Banks conducting business in the U.S. or with U.S. “residents” will be at a competitive disadvantage.
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Date of creation: 12 Nov 2011
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Volcker Rule; Regulation; Prop Trading; Market Making; Hedge Fund; Risk;
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