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The Nigerian Banking Sector Reforms [electronic resource] : Power and Politics

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780230278417Series: Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial InstitutionsPublication details: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9780230305359
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Nigerian Banking Sector Reforms : Power and PoliticsDDC classification:
  • 332.109669
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Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Preface; Foreword; About the book; 1 Banking Reforms in Emerging Markets: An Introduction; 1.1 Background; 1.2 Financial sector development and economic growth; 1.3 The case for reforms: financial repression and financial sector reforms; 1.4 The soul of the nation: the 'Big Four' experience; 2 The Nigerian Banking System: The Case for Reforms; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The military, corruption and the banking sector; 2.3 Size and structure of the Nigerian banking system
2.4 The great foreign exchange debate: 'free funds' and the FX era3 Restructuring the Regulator; 3.1 Background; 3.2 The origins of the regulatory challenge; 3.3 The challenges before the regulator; 3.4 Politics of appointing a governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria; 3.5 Consolidation and the challenges of bank restructuring; 4 Does Size Matter? The Quest for Transnational Banks; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Does size matter? Empirical evidence; 4.3 African regional banks: the Nigeria versus South Africa rivalry; 4.4 Mergers and apprehensions
5 Policy on the Run: Currency Re-denomination and Bank Manipulation5.1 Introduction: a new policy thrust; 5.2 Consolidation: the morning after; 5.3 Currency re-denomination or revaluation; 5.4 Market manipulations and the banking industry; 6 Politics of Banking Reforms; 6.1 Financial terrorism and the games banks play; 6.2 Regulatory capture, regulatory failure and corporate governance; 6.3 Managing the bailout versus managing the economy; 6.4 Managing the banking system versus managing the economy; 7 Corporate Governance and Restructuring; 7.1 Introduction
7.2 Corporate governance: frameworks, practices and enforcement7.3 From regulation to control; 7.4 Restructuring; 8 The Road Ahead: Sustainability of Bank Reforms; 8.1 The future challenge; 8.2 Key success factors for reformers in Nigeria; 8.3 Comparative lessons; 8.4 Big themes: action plan for sustainability; 8.5 Conclusion; Epilogue; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This is the first comprehensive book on the politics and economics of financial sector consolidation in an emerging market in West Africa. It draws on the author's twenty years experience working with multinationals in this oil-rich zone, to address key issues and examine banking reform in one of the world's fastest-growing economies.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Preface; Foreword; About the book; 1 Banking Reforms in Emerging Markets: An Introduction; 1.1 Background; 1.2 Financial sector development and economic growth; 1.3 The case for reforms: financial repression and financial sector reforms; 1.4 The soul of the nation: the 'Big Four' experience; 2 The Nigerian Banking System: The Case for Reforms; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The military, corruption and the banking sector; 2.3 Size and structure of the Nigerian banking system

2.4 The great foreign exchange debate: 'free funds' and the FX era3 Restructuring the Regulator; 3.1 Background; 3.2 The origins of the regulatory challenge; 3.3 The challenges before the regulator; 3.4 Politics of appointing a governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria; 3.5 Consolidation and the challenges of bank restructuring; 4 Does Size Matter? The Quest for Transnational Banks; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Does size matter? Empirical evidence; 4.3 African regional banks: the Nigeria versus South Africa rivalry; 4.4 Mergers and apprehensions

5 Policy on the Run: Currency Re-denomination and Bank Manipulation5.1 Introduction: a new policy thrust; 5.2 Consolidation: the morning after; 5.3 Currency re-denomination or revaluation; 5.4 Market manipulations and the banking industry; 6 Politics of Banking Reforms; 6.1 Financial terrorism and the games banks play; 6.2 Regulatory capture, regulatory failure and corporate governance; 6.3 Managing the bailout versus managing the economy; 6.4 Managing the banking system versus managing the economy; 7 Corporate Governance and Restructuring; 7.1 Introduction

7.2 Corporate governance: frameworks, practices and enforcement7.3 From regulation to control; 7.4 Restructuring; 8 The Road Ahead: Sustainability of Bank Reforms; 8.1 The future challenge; 8.2 Key success factors for reformers in Nigeria; 8.3 Comparative lessons; 8.4 Big themes: action plan for sustainability; 8.5 Conclusion; Epilogue; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index

This is the first comprehensive book on the politics and economics of financial sector consolidation in an emerging market in West Africa. It draws on the author's twenty years experience working with multinationals in this oil-rich zone, to address key issues and examine banking reform in one of the world's fastest-growing economies.