10th June 2011
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What is this event about?
One consequence of the global financial crisis has been consideration of the need to review the current financial regulation within States. However, it is clear that the nature of financial markets, corporate activity and inter-State connections, mean that any regulation requires some international element. This conference will consider how external pressures limit or influence the discretion of each State to regulate its own markets. In particular, it will show how treaty obligations, European Union requirements, competition law, Islamic law, other State's laws, international investment practices, the rule of law and other matters are all relevant for any future effective financial regulation.
This event is kindly sponsored by:
Shell International B.V.
Directions to the conference venue:
London WC1N 2AB
Nearest mainline stations are King's Cross, Euston
Russell Square (5 mins walk), King's Cross (10 mins walk), Chancery Lane (10 mins walk), Holborn (10 mins walk) and Eustron (20 mins walk).
From King's Cross Tube Station: Go out of Gray's Inn Road exit (near the Hammersmith and City entrance), and turn left. Follow Gray's Inn Road for about 400 metres until you reach Heathcote Street on the right. Turn right into Heathcote Street and then immediately left into Mecklenburgh Street. William Goodenough House will be the first main building on the right, the Goodenough Club is 50 metres up the road on the left-hand side, and London House is past the gardens on the right.
From Russell Square Tube Station: Turn right out of the station and go down to the roundabout. After 50 metres the road bends round to the right and 50 metres further on turn left at the T-junction onto Guilford Street. After 200 metres take the first left at Mecklenburgh Place and follow the road. London House is on your right. Follow the gardens around and the Goodenough Club is about 200 metres on the right-hand side. William Goodenough House is past the gardens on the left.
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