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Rules and Regulators

Julia Black


The nature of rules in the context of regulation is examined in this book through theoretical and empirical analysis, providing a broadened analysis of financial services regulation. The study is aimed mainly at gaining a full understanding of the nature of rule making in the regulatory process by using a jurisprudential and linguistic analysis of rules as a basis for suggesting how rules could be used in regulating. The author emphasizes the necessity of understanding policy making and decision making within bureaucracies and organizations when studying rule making, besides developing the pot ... More

Keywords: rule making, rules, regulation, financial services regulation, regulatory system, policy making, decision making, socio-legal studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780198262947
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262947.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julia Black, author
London School of Economics