3. The Evolving Legal Environment

  1. Benton E. Gup

Published Online: 6 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118266663.ch3

Banking and Financial Institutions: A Guide for Directors, Investors, and Counterparties

Banking and Financial Institutions: A Guide for Directors, Investors, and Counterparties

How to Cite

Gup, B. E. (2011) The Evolving Legal Environment, in Banking and Financial Institutions: A Guide for Directors, Investors, and Counterparties, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118266663.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470879474

Online ISBN: 9781118266663

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Keywords:

  • united states;
  • financial intermediaries;
  • financial technology;
  • commercial banks;
  • government-sponsored entities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is a Bank?

  • Why are Banks Regulated?

  • Selected Banking Laws

  • Services Provided by Banks

  • What Bank Regulators Do

  • Is Prudential Bank Regulation Effective?

  • Appendix 3A: FDIC Definitions of Commercial Banks29

  • Appendix 3B: Selected Banking Legislation

  • Recent Laws