Module Note | March 2006

International Regulatory Regimes

by Mihir A. Desai and Kathleen Luchs


Describes the seventh module in the International Finance course at Harvard Business School. The module focuses on how national and international regulatory regimes influence financial decisions. The module explores how national regulatory regimes interact, the prospects for multilateral regulatory regimes, and the impact of regulatory regimes on firms and investors. The module note provides instructors with an overview of the module, the cases, and the teaching notes and explains how this module fits into the overall International Finance course. Includes descriptions of the two cases in the module and the analysis required in each case; an explanation of the learning objectives and suggested assignment questions for the cases; and information on additional materials useful in teaching the cases. Concludes with references to relevant academic literature and a bibliography.

Keywords: Globalized Markets and Industries; International Finance; Decisions; Governing Rules, Regulations, and Reforms; Business Ventures; Teaching; International Relations; Education Industry;


Desai, Mihir A., and Kathleen Luchs. "International Regulatory Regimes." Harvard Business School Module Note 206-128, March 2006.