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Policing the Banks Accountability Mechanisms for the Financial Sector by Maartje Van Putten

Policing the Banks Accountability Mechanisms for the Financial Sector


Policing the Banks Accountability Mechanisms for the Financial Sector by Maartje Van Putten

Chronicles the history of accountability in the World Bank and major commercial banks


The book is timely, well-written and insightful. Saskatchewan Law Review Remarkable and pioneering - given the mounting public attention to the global problems of development finance, [this book] will attract a very broad audience. Peter H. Sand, University of Munich

About the Author

Maartje van Putten was a member of the European Parliament (1989-99) and the World Bank Inspection Panel (1999-2004). Currently, she is a part of the Independent Review Mechanism of the African Development Bank.

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Publication date

20th November 2008


Maartje Van Putten

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McGill-Queen's University Press


520 pages


International finance



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