Spring 2014
    Law No.: LAW7024
    Sched. No.: 114218975

Banking and Financial Institutions
Section 1
Verdier, Pierre-Hugues

Administrative Information:
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Days, Times (Room):TR, 1000-1120 (WB102)
Capacity:80 **This information is current as of 04/18/2014 06:15:33 AM**
Current Enrollment:72 **This information is current as of 04/18/2014 06:15:33 AM**
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Course Description:

This course will examine the regulation of financial institutions in the United States, with an emphasis on federal regulation of banking. It will cover the history of the U.S. banking industry; the basic rationales for regulation; the process of forming and acquiring banks; geographic and activities restrictions on banks; safety and soundness safeguards; affiliations between banks and securities, insurance, and other firms; and bank failure and resolution. It will also cover the causes, effects and implications of the recent financial crisis, as well as the reforms currently being implemented as a result of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.