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While the G-1O managed to agree on capital adequacy standards for banks that globalised almost instantly in the 1980s, IOSCO found it impossible to settle capital adequacy standards for securities firms. The nub of the problem was the difficulty of inventing a way of assessing capital adequacy suited both to the banks that dominate securities business in some countries and the nonbank securities firms that dominate in others. Deregulation and product innovation have blurred this divide, however.
New financial products could be invented as a result of the new ease, speed and cheapness of collecting, processing and disseminating data. An example is securitisation itself – the conversion of cash flows from specific assets into marketable securities. Securitisation is based on the simple insight that assets are worth more if they are converted from lumpy assets to parcels of securities that can be easily traded, becoming little pieces of many investors’ 60 MJ Powell, “Professional Innovation: Corporate Lawyers and Private Lawyering” (1993) 18 Law and Social Inquiry 423.
In this process something that is basically untradable, an individual loan backed by a bit of dirt, is pooled with millions of others to become a mortgage bond, itself an abstract object represented by a piece of paper that can now be bought and sold by large institutional investors in the bond markets of the world. 107 P Ziegler, The Sixth Great Power: Barings 1762–1929 (London, Collins, 1988). 108 G Davies, A History of Money (Cardiff, University of Wales Press, 1994), 348. 02 Int Corp Law 2 28/3/03 2:54 pm Page 32 32 John Braithwaite and Peter Drahos have withstood a century earlier.