Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 January 2011

566 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199575916

Bookseller Code (07)

A new practitioner law publication

Legal Risk in the Financial Markets

Second Edition

Roger McCormick

  • The only book to focus specifically on the causes and effects of the global financial crisis from the point of view of legal risk
  • An authoritative guide into 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

New to this Edition:

  • Brand new sections on the global financial crisis and the globalization 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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