Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 June 2014

496 Pages


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

  • An essential desk book and reference guide now in its second edition offers valuable insight into how derivatives and complex transactions actually work
  • Written by an experienced practitioner, policy maker, and professor with decades of experience dealing with financial instruments, risk management, corporate governance and derivatives
  • 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
  • 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
  • Analyses 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