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Harmonising Basel III and the Dodd Frank Act


  • Ojo, Marianne


This paper aims to highlight why the harmonization of two major legislative frameworks, namely, Basel III and the Dodd Frank Act, will contribute immensely to resolving future global as well as regional financial crises. More specifically, the paper also aims to highlight the significance and importance of addressing the main transmission channels of financial instability and systemic risks at micro and macro prudential level as well as the need for consideration and redress of the obstacles confronted by Basel III – with particular regards to the impediment imposed by the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

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  • Ojo, Marianne, 2011. "Harmonising Basel III and the Dodd Frank Act," MPRA Paper 35475, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:35475

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    Basel III; Dodd Frank; credit ratings; financial crises; regulation; financial stability; systemic risks;

    JEL classification:

    • E02 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General - - - Institutions and the Macroeconomy
    • K2 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law
    • G2 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services
    • D8 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
    • G01 - Financial Economics - - General - - - Financial Crises

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