Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance

Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance

ISSN: 1358-1988

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Previously published as International Journal of Regulatory Law and Practice
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Aims and Scope

Since its inception in 1992, the Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance has provided an authoritative and scholarly platform for international research in financial regulation and compliance. The journal is at the intersection between academic research and the practice of financial regulation, with distinguished past authors including senior regulators, central bankers and even a prime minister.
Financial crises, predatory practices, internationalisation and integration, the increased use of technology and financial innovation are just some of the changes and issues that contemporary financial regulators are grappling with. These challenges and changes hold profound implications for regulation and compliance, ranging from macro-prudential to consumer protection policies. The journal seeks to illuminate these issues, is pluralistic in approach and invites scholarly papers using any appropriate methodology.

Accordingly, the journal welcomes submissions from finance, law, economics and interdisciplinary perspectives. A broad spectrum of research styles, sources of information and topics (e.g. banking laws and regulations, stock market and cross border regulation, risk assessment and management, training and competence, competition law, case law, compliance and regulatory updates and guidelines) are appropriate. All submissions are double-blind refereed and judged on academic rigour, originality, quality of exposition and relevance to policy and practice.

Awards for Excellence

The Awards for Excellence celebrate and reward the outstanding contributions of authors and reviewers to scholarly research. Congratulations to the winners of the journal's 2016 Awards for Excellence:

Outstanding Paper 2015:
Volume 23 number 3: To Basel or not to Basel? Banking crises and contagion by Aristeidis Samitas, Stathis Polyzos

Highly Commended Papers 2015:
Volume 23 number 1: Transformation of the Ecuadorian financial system: regulation and response by Luisa Ana Unda, Julie Margret

Volume 23 number 2: The changing landscape of retirement rules of thumb by Naomi E. Boyd, Davide P. Cervone, Presha E. Neidermeyer, Adolph Neidermeyer

Volume 23 number 2: Risk quanta: an approach to understanding modern financial risk by Jong Ho Hwang

Outstanding Reviewers 2015:
Neil Meredith, West Texas A&M University, USA
Kam Chan, Pace University, USA

The Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance is indexed and abstracted in:   

ABI/INFORM Complete/ ABI/INFORM Global/ ABI/INFORM Professional Advanced/ ABI/INFORM Professional Standard/ Professional ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest), Banking Information Source (ProQuest), Business Source Alumni Edition/ Complete/ Complete: Government Edition/ Corporate/ Corporate (Select Edition)/ Corporate Plus/ Elite/ Premier (EBSCO), Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Economics and Finance, China Risk Net, Current Abstracts, LexisNexis, OCLC - Electronic Collections Online, Professional ProQuest Central/ ProQuest Central, ProQuest Pharma Collection,TOC Premier (EBSCO), ReadCube Discover, RePEc: Research Papers in Economics, Scopus, Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), vLex, Westlaw

Ranked by:

The Association of Business Schools' (ABS) Academic Journal Guide 2015 (the Guide), Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC), BFI (Denmark), Australian Research Council ERA journal list, NSD (Norway), Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN), The Publication Forum (Finland)

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