Author: Alan N. Rechtschaffen
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Business & Economics
In today's financial world overwhelmed by capital market upheaval, it is important to understand the intricacies of new regulation, and individuals must have a strong foundation in how capital markets function, as well as how financial instruments and derivatives work. Capital Markets, Derivatives, and the Law provides readers with the foundation necessary to make informed, well-reasoned decisions about capital market participation, derivative utilization, and adherence to existing and future regulations. This publication is an essential guide for attorneys and business professionals seeking an accessible resource to better comprehend the legal and business considerations of capital markets and derivatives transactions, while offering expert insight into how derivatives work. In this book, Alan N. Rechtschaffen explores the structures of derivatives as well as how they are regulated and litigated. In addition, he provides useful definitions, case law examples, and insight into structures, regulation, and litigation strategies. This Second Edition analyzes the state of the capital markets from the perspective of the acute crisis back in 2008 to the present evolution, providing the reader with the tools to recognize vulnerabilities in capital market trading activities that existed before the crisis, and those that face our global economy now, and into the future.
Author: Southern Methodist University. Institute of International Banking and Finance
Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.
Release Date: 2000-08-08
This work examines both the UK and international regulation, as well as the case law and legislation affecting a wide spectrum of modern financial techniques. Within the scope of those financial techniques are the broad range of instruments, structures and contracts deployed by global financial markets in relation to corporate customers, sovereign entities and other public sector bodies. The essays in this collection are concerned with the nature of the modernity of financial products like derivatives, and the particularly acute challenge that they pose both to the control of financial markets by private law and by established means of regulation. Much of the book focuses on derivatives as exemplars of this broader context. The authors analyse practical and theoretical issues as diverse as credit derivatives, dematerialised securities, the ISDA EMU protocol, and the OTC derivatives market, as well as the regulation of financial products, the economics of financial techniques, and the international regulatory framework. They examine issues of private law, including the legal implications of immobilisation and dematerialisation in collateral transactions, seller liability in credit derivatives markets and fraud. The essays examine the benefits and shortcomings of various legal mechanisms and methods of financial regulation, and suggest new approaches to the questions facing the law of international finance. The essays in this book arose out of the W.G. Hart workshop on Transnational Corporate Finance and the Challenge to the Law held at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London in 1998.
Author: Colin Paul
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Release Date: 2014-09-30
Banking and Capital Markets Companion, 6th edition provides a clear and concise examination of the law, practice and procedure of fund raising in the banking and capital markets. It covers loans, debt securities, derivatives and security for debt using graphics, flowcharts, bullets and summaries to present the subject in an analytical format that is easy to read and recall. It is based on industry standard materials of the Loan Market Association, the International Capital Markets Association, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association and the British Bankers Association and the new edition has been comprehensively revised and updated to take account of new legislation, regulation and case law. There has been considerable change in this area of law since the last edition published. The book is updated to reflect the LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) practice and sovereign debt short selling restrictions and significant case law on Marshalling and ISDA Master Agreements. The tax section is updated to take account of the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Finance Acts. Legislation and case law includes: . Financial Services Act 2012 setting up the new UK financial structure; . 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Finance Acts; . Capital Requirement Directives 3 and 4; . Regulation on derivative market infrastructure (EMIR); . Short Selling Regulation; . Amendments of Prospectus Directive, Financial Collateral Arrangements, Credit agencies regulations, regulation of restrictions on selling of securities - resulting in UK orders amending domestic law. Contents: 1. Debt Finance; 2. Basics; 3. Banking; 4. Loans; 5. Debt Securities; 6. Collateral and guarantees; 7. Derivatives; 8. Opinions; 9. Sovereign Debt; 10. Taxation. Banking and Capital Markets Companion is a much-needed guide for postgraduates studying for their MA, LLM or LPC. It is also an excellent single-volume reference guide for all banking executives, practitioners and newly qualified lawyers seeking a quick answer, or a starting point for in-depth research, on a particular aspect of the subject. Previous print edition ISBN:9781847663085
Author: Paul Nelson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2008-01-10
The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) is a detailed re-writing of the regulation of capital markets. To the extent those rules permit, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) is also introducing high-level 'principles-based regulation'. In response to this, Paul Nelson presents practical guidance on the regulation of the capital markets, ranging from new issues and IPOs to investment banking, broker-dealing and asset management. All laws and rules relevant to the regulation of the capital markets are explained and put into context within the economic operation of markets, institutions and products, the European Single Market, the FSA's policies and objectives, the historical evolution of the regulations and the general civil and criminal law. Drawing on 30 years' experience as a practitioner, and referring to a vast range of supporting materials, the author provides an insightful analysis and critique of the rules, the rule makers and the institutions.
Author: Robert J. Schwartz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 1997-05-23
Genre: Business & Economics
While derivatives continue to play an increasingly vital role in driving today's global financial markets, they also continue to be one of the most complicated and often misunderstood financial instruments in the marketplace. In Derivatives Handbook: Risk Management and Control, two of the field's leading experts bring together the best, current cutting-edge thinking on derivatives to provide a comprehensive and accessible resource on risk management. Derivatives Handbook presents a cogent, clear-eyed, and fresh perspective with an all-star roster of leading practitioners, academics, attorneys, accountants, consultants, and professionals who share their invaluable insights. These seasoned players provide incisive discussions on a wide range of topics, including Risk and Regulation in Derivatives Markets, Credit Derivatives, and Minimizing Operations Risk. Plus, there are comprehensive sections dedicated to case law and legal risk, risk measurement, risk oversight, regulation, and transparency and disclosure. For further guidance, Derivatives Handbook provides a concise survey of literature on some of the most significant scholarship in recent years. This book contains a wealth of probing, informative articles for not only finance professionals, but also for senior managers, corporate boards, lawyers, students, and anyone with an interest in the financial markets. Derivatives-the latest thinking, the top minds in the field, the newest applications Derivatives Handbook: Risk Management and Control brings together the latest and best thinking on derivatives and risk management from some of the world's leading practitioners, academics, attorneys, accountants, consultants, and professionals all in one acclaimed book. Robert Schwartz and Clifford Smith have created a solid resource for derivatives use. Sections include: * Risk and Regulation in Derivatives Markets * Credit Derivatives Report Card on VAR * Hedge Accounting * Minimizing Operations Risk The Board of Directors' Role * Firm-wide Risk Management An entire section of derivative case studies * Plus, a complete review of case law affecting swaps and related derivative instruments "Derivatives Handbook: Risk Management and Control covers a wide range of subjects related to risk management-including legal risks, accounting issues, the current global regulatory debate and an explanation of how to manage and measure risk. The editors have formed a truly impressive group of contributors. This book strikes a good balance throughout to focus on the significant issues in the industry and provide a broad perspective on risk management."- Gay H. Evans, Senior Managing Director, Bankers Trust International, PLC and Chairman of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association Derivatives Handbook: Risk Management and Control provides the most reliable, current information and authoritative guidance for anyone with an interest in the derivatives markets. The Contributors Brandon Becker, Tanya Styblo Beder, Harold Bierman, Jr., Wendy H. Brewer, Michael S. Canter, Andrew J. C. Clark, Christopher L. Culp, Daniel P. Cunningham, Franklin R. Edwards, Gerald D. Gay, Anthony C. Gooch, Wendy Lee Gramm, Alan Greenspan, Margaret E. Grottenthaler, Douglas E. Harris, Ludger Hentschel, Jamie Hutchinson, Frank Iacono, James V. Jordan, Linda B. Klein, Anatoli Kuprianov, James C. Lam, Robert J. Mackay, Robert M. Mark, Francois-Ihor Mazur, Joanne T. Medero, Antonio S. Mello, Merton H. Miller, John E. Parsons, Jeffrey L. Seltzer, Charles W. Smithson, and Thomas J. Werlen.
Author: Wyn Grant
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2012-05-24
Genre: Business & Economics
Systematically exploring the consequences of the global financial crisis, this text focuses primarily on the impact on policy and politics. It asks how governments responded to the challenges that the crisis has posed, and the policy and political impact of the combination of both the crisis itself and these responses.
Author: International Monetary Fund
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
Release Date: 2000-09-11
Genre: Business & Economics
Following a review and assesment of recent developments in capital market and banking systems, this year's International Capital Markets report review and assesses recent developments in mature and emerging financial markets and continues the analysis of key issues affecting global financial markets. It examines the systemic implications of the continued rapid development of the global over-the-counter derivatives markets and the expansion of foreign-owned banks into emerging markets. The report also analyzes market participants' assessments of the proposals for private sector involvement in the prevention and resolution of crises.
This title offers comprehensive coverage of the key areas within capital markets including securitisation, derivatives, guarantees, due diligence and warrants. It provides a practical and accessible approach to the subject along with a clause by clause analysis of key documents and structures.
Author: Yale Law Journal
Publisher: Quid Pro Books
Release Date: 2012-11-27
One of the world's leading law journals is available in quality ebook formats for devices and apps. This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the second issue of Volume 122, academic year 2012-2013) features new articles and essays on law and legal theory, and in particular examines: the language of rights even before the expansion of welfare in the 1960s (Karen Tani), impartiality and its limits (Adrian Vermeule), and constitutional law and judicial capacity (Andrew Coan). The issue also features substantial student contributions on bankruptcy-proof financing, as well as recoupment from financial executives under Dodd-Frank. Ebook formatting includes linked notes and active Contents (including linked tables for individual articles and essays), as well as active URLs in notes and properly presented tables.
Author: Joanna Benjamin
Publisher: Oceana Publications
Release Date: 2007
The traditional financial market sectors of insurance, commercial banking, derivatives, capital markets and asset management are converging in practice, but their analysis is still largely sector-based. Financial Law offers a cross-sectoral, functional approach. It highlights anomalies in the different legal treatment of the respective sectors (suggesting law reform to some, and arbitrage opportunities to others) and identifies key trends. This book offers an integrated approach to financial law which is both useful and timely, as the markets have been converging for over two decades. Functions traditionally performed in one sector are now undertaken in another, and financial techniques are emerging which combine characteristics of different traditional transaction types. Investment banks increasingly offer new structured products in a range of alternative legal "wrappers." Securitization--particularly in association with credit derivatives--continues to be a dominant force, drawing ever more categories of business into the capital markets. Innovations such as these have been associated with a high level of legal risk, and the cross-sectoral freedoms offered by deregulation have not been fully exploited. This book presents financial law as a discrete branch of law, to be considered in the round; it will therefore provide the practitioner, scholar or regulator with a complete, unfragmented view of the subject.
Author: Thomas S. Y. Ho
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2004-01-15
Genre: Business & Economics
The essential premise of this book is that theory and practice are equally important in describing financial modeling. In it the authors try to strike a balance in their discussions between theories that provide foundations for financial models and the institutional details that provide the context for applications of the models. The book presents the financial models of stock and bond options, exotic options, investment grade and high-yield bonds, convertible bonds, mortgage-backed securities, liabilities of financial institutions--the business model and the corporate model. It also describes the applications of the models to corporate finance. Furthermore, it relates the models to financial statements, risk management for an enterprise, and asset/liability management with illiquid instruments. The financial models are progressively presented from option pricing in the securities markets to firm valuation in corporate finance, following a format to emphasize the three aspects of a model: the set of assumptions, the model specification, and the model applications. Generally, financial modeling books segment the world of finance as "investments," "financial institutions," "corporate finance," and "securities analysis," and in so doing they rarely emphasize the relationships between the subjects. This unique book successfully ties the thought processes and applications of the financial models together and describes them as one process that provides business solutions. Created as a companion website to the book readers can visit www.thomasho.com to gain deeper understanding of the book's financial models. Interested readers can build and test the models described in the book using Excel, and they can submit their models to the site. Readers can also use the site's forum to discuss the models and can browse server based models to gain insights into the applications of the models. For those using the book in meetings or class settings the site provides Power Point descriptions of the chapters. Students can use available question banks on the chapters for studying.