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II. Historical Development
(6,445 words)

Volume IX: Commercial Transactions and Institutions | Chapter 3 (1991): Public Law of Banking

Completed in December 1989

Wernhard Möschel

4. The regulation of banking transactions has four different historical roots: (1) the special conditions of credit institutions which had been founded at the behest of the ruler or the state, usually for the p…

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Wernhard Möschel, “II. Historical Development”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 25 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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