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Published: 09 December 2010

536 Pages


ISBN: 9780199575916

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Legal Risk in the Financial Markets

Second Edition

Roger McCormick

  • The only book to examine the causes and effects of the global financial crisis with a particular focus on the impact of the crisis on legal risk
  • An authoritative guide to legal risk, an area of supreme importance for the proper functioning of the financial markets
  • Includes analysis of the interaction between law and regulation providing practical guidance for those managing legal risk
  • First edition was translated into Chinese

New to this Edition:

  • Brand new sections on the global financial crisis and the globalisation of financial markets
  • Coverage of the legal risk issues associated with "sustainable banking" and the "greening" of financial institutions
  • Coverage of the Banking Act 2009 and related legislation
  • A survey of the history of legal risk as a market phenomenon, tracing the origins of legal risk concerns from the time of the Hazell v Hammersmith & Fulham case up to and including the financial crisis
  • Coverage of the proposals to amend the law regarding investment bank insolvency and a review of important English court decisions on the Lehman Brothers insolvency
  • Updated sections on legal risk management and consideration of its role in corporate governance of banks

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