We study the impact of the enforcement of financial regulation by the United Kingdom’s regulatoryauthoritiesonthemarketpriceofpenalizedfirms.Existingstudiesrelyonanalyses of multiple events that may distort the measurement of reputational losses. In the United Kingdom, the entire enforcement process involves only one public announcement and is accompanied by complete information on legal penalties. We find that reputational losses are nearly nine times the size of fines and are associated with misconduct harming customers or investors but not third parties.

Regulatory Sanctions and Reputational Damage in Financial Markets / Armour, John; Mayer, Colin; Polo, Andrea. - In: JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS. - ISSN 0022-1090. - 52:4(2017), pp. 1429-1448. [10.1017/S0022109017000461]

Regulatory Sanctions and Reputational Damage in Financial Markets

Andrea Polo
2017

Abstract

We study the impact of the enforcement of financial regulation by the United Kingdom’s regulatoryauthoritiesonthemarketpriceofpenalizedfirms.Existingstudiesrelyonanalyses of multiple events that may distort the measurement of reputational losses. In the United Kingdom, the entire enforcement process involves only one public announcement and is accompanied by complete information on legal penalties. We find that reputational losses are nearly nine times the size of fines and are associated with misconduct harming customers or investors but not third parties.
Regulation; Reputation ; Share price
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