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Rogues and regulation in global finance: Maxwell, Leeson and the City of London

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In this paper, I explore the culture of the finance industry in general and, in particular, the problems of dealing with socalled rogue behaviour in the context of regulation and regulatory regimes. The reference points for analysis are the recent cases of Robert Maxwell, the British entrepreneur who is thought by many to have systematically 'fleeced' his companies' pension funds to finance complex corporate deals, and Nick Leeson, the Barings trader (in Singapore) who, it is commonly believe...

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10.1080/00343409750134656

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Regional Studies Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
3
Pages:
221-236
Publication date:
1997-05-05
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EISSN:
1360-0591
ISSN:
0034-3404
URN:
uuid:80bbd59d-0e40-4be1-b73d-1d78f26d04c4
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ora:1880
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English
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