How insightful is Alan Gart's Regulation, Deregulation, Reregulation? "This book is a must for anyone who wishes to chart the future of a radically changing financial industry It contains the most comprehensive histories in a single source of the banking, insurance, and securities companies; what has brought them to their current strains, and what the group is likely to look like a decade from now. It looks like a winner." --Ben Weberman, Columnist Forbes magazine "[Alan Gart] gives the reader an excellent feeling of the past, which has caused the situation we are presently in, and more importantly, gives us an excellent view of the future." --L.J. "Bud" Rowell, Jr., President and CEO Provident Mutual "A valuable compendium of important events in the history of the financial services industry. No one--student, banker, or regulator--should be without it." --Irwin L. Kellner, Chief Economist Chemical Bank "A monumental effort.Alan Gart knows banking." --Terrence A. Larsen, Chairman CoreStates Financial Group "An informative, substantive, and provocative discussion of the financial services industry. This is a stimulating, even exciting, tour de force." --Leonard Berwick, Chairman/CEO First City Bankers "Regulation, Deregulation, Reregulation is an illuminating and intriguing account of the dynamics of change taking place within the financial services industry." --Larry A. Frieder, PhD, Professor of Banking Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Table of contents
OVERVIEW AND HISTORY OF FINANCIAL REGULATION.
The Financial Services Industry.
History of Bank Regulation.
Securities and Investment Regulation, 1940-1979.
Mainframe Bank Deregulation.
Regulation of the Insurance Industry.
FINANCIAL DEREGULATION AND CONTEMPORARY FINANCIAL ISSUES.
Contemporary Banking Issues.
Deposit Insurance and Bank Failures.
INDUSTRY TRENDS AND STRUCTURAL CHANGE.
Structural Change in the Insurance Industry.
The Investment Banking and Securities Industry.
Structural Change in the Banking Industry.
The Consolidation of the Banking Industry.
PROSPECTS FOR REREGULATION AND DEREGULATION IN THE FINANCIALSERVICES INDUSTRY.
What Do the Experts Say About Reforming the BankingIndustry?.
Where Are We Headed?.