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Module Title LM International Banking: Regulation and Supervision
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 08 20420
Module Lead Dr Sajid Chaudhry
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 2
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Restrictions As a compulsory module: MBA GBF
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Description

The module examines trends in international banking and then focuses on regulatory and supervisory issues in light of the 2007-09 Global Financial crisis. The module considers the following topics: What a bank is and why banks are regulated; the internationalisation of banking, globalisation, and the growth of the shadow banking system; securitisation, mortgage backed securities, CDOs and the ‘subprime crisis’; the collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 and, the ‘Credit Crunch’, and the Global Financial Crisis, and the ‘Great Recession’, stabilising and re-regulating national and international banking and financial systems; re-thinking the regulation of retail banking and consumer protection.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to:

  • critically appraise the evolution of the international banking and finance system post 1970 and, the international banking regulation and supervision in selected countries;
  • critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the current regulatory and supervisory systems;
  • demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of current issues relating to bank regulation and supervision;
  • critically evaluate policy proposals.
Assessment 20420-01 : Assignment : Coursework (50%)
20420-02 : Examination : Exam (School Arranged) - Written Unseen (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions 2 hour examination (50%) Individual essay, 3,000 words (50%) Reassessment: 2 hour examination (100%)
Other none
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