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Financial regulations as algorithms: Measuring regulatory complexity - Jean-Edouard Colliard - ©Fotolia- belkaelf25

Enriching the regulatory framework can lead to a complexity that overshadows understanding of the regulations. In order to help find a balance between the two, a research team is developing a method to measure such complexity by examining the different words and terminology used in the texts.

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Financial Markets6 January 2016

Should we expect a new financial crisis?

With the fallout from the 2008 financial crisis still being felt, Olivier Klein, CEO of BRED, (...)

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Financial Markets16 September 2015

The Role of Speed in Today's Financial Markets

IT-assisted information analysis has led to a dramatic increase in the speed and number of trade (...)

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David Thesmar, Augustin Landier and Philippe Kruger studied various approaches to evaluating (...)

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In a paper that focuses on trade agents’ beliefs about potential market transactions, Itzhak Gilboa (...)

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Habit, genetic factors, socieconomic background, wealth, standards of living, family size, (...)

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Financial Markets30 June 2014

Is it profitable to invest in wine?

A collection of fine red wines may be an asset for gourmets, but it is also an interesting (...)

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Bernard Madoff used funds provided by new investors to pay some of his clients over many years.* (...)

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