Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 June 2014

496 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199971541

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A new practitioner law publication

Capital Markets, Derivatives and the Law

Evolution After Crisis

Second Edition

Alan N. Rechtschaffen and Foreword by Jean-Claude Trichet

  • Ben S. Bernanke praised this book as "timely and relevant", declaring it "a valuable guide to anyone who might have an interest in capital market trading activities", and describing the author as "an expert in the capital markets" with "extremely valuable insights"
  • An essential desk book and reference guide now in its second edition offers valuable insight into how derivatives and complex transactions actually work
  • All topics are described in the context of attorney participation, regulation, and litigation to suit the practitioner's needs and ease the understanding of complex financial instruments
  • Provides accurate and invaluable information on the interplay between capital markets and regulation, with a clear layout that includes relevant case studies, helpful checklists, and diagrams
  • Written by an experienced practitioner, policy maker, and professor with decades of experience dealing with financial instruments, risk management, corporate governance and derivatives

New to this Edition:

  • Analyzes the state of the capital markets from the perspective of the acute crisis in 2008 to the present evolution
  • Provides readers 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

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