Capital Markets, Derivatives and the Law by Alan N. RechtschaffenCapital Markets, Derivatives and the Law by Alan N. Rechtschaffen

Capital Markets, Derivatives and the Law

byAlan N. Rechtschaffen, Susan M. Phillips

Hardcover | September 24, 2009

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President Obama recently called for a new financial regulation system in the United States. In order to understand the intricacies of new regulation, individuals must have a strong foundation in how capital markets function as well as how financial instruments and derivatives work. CapitalMarkets, 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 looking for an accessible resource to better understand the legal and business considerations of capital markets and derivatives transactions. This book offers expert insight into how derivatives work. The author alsoexplores the structures of derivatives as well as how they are regulated and litigated. In the complex world of the current capital market upheaval, this book provides useful definitions, case law examples, and insight into structures, regulation, and litigation strategies.
Alan N. Rechtschaffen is a senior member of the Rechtschaffen Group at a top tier global financial institution. He has over 20 years experience participating in the capital markets and advising governments, corporations and individuals. He is an adjunct Professor of Law at New York University and Fordham University. He has held seve...
Title:Capital Markets, Derivatives and the LawFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 6.1 × 9.29 × 1.1 inPublished:September 24, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195339088

ISBN - 13:9780195339086

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. The Financial Crisis2. Financial Instruments in the Capital Markets3. Using Financial Instruments4. Securities Regulation5. Derivatives Regulation6. Understanding Interest Rates and the Economy7. Asset Valuation8. United States Treasury Securities9. Debt Securities10. Derivatives11. Types of Swaps12. Fiduciary Obligation to Manage Risk13. Litigation Issues14. Suitability15. Options16. StructuresIndex