Capital Markets, Derivatives, and the Law: Evolution After Crisis

Hardcover | June 10, 2014

byAlan N. Rechtschaffen

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In today's financial world overwhelmed by capital market upheaval, it is important to understand the intricacies of new regulation, and individuals must have a strong foundation in how capital markets function, as well as how financial instruments and derivatives work. Capital Markets,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 seeking an accessible resource to better comprehend the legal and business considerations of capital markets and derivatives transactions, while offering expert insight into how derivatives work. In this book, Alan N.Rechtschaffen explores the structures of derivatives as well as how they are regulated and litigated. In addition, he provides useful definitions, case law examples, and insight into structures, regulation, and litigation strategies.This Second Edition analyzes the state of the capital markets from the perspective of the acute crisis back in 2008 to the present evolution, providing the reader with the tools to recognize vulnerabilities in capital market trading activities that existed before the crisis, and those that face ourglobal economy now, and into the future.

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In today's financial world overwhelmed by capital market upheaval, it is important to understand the intricacies of new regulation, and individuals must have a strong foundation in how capital markets function, as well as how financial instruments and derivatives work. Capital Markets,Derivatives, and the Law provides readers with the ...

Alan N. Rechtschaffen is a senior member of the Rechtschaffen Group, a top tier global financial institution. He has over 20 years of experience participating in capital markets and advising governments, corporations, and individuals. As an adjunct Professor at New York University School of Law, he teaches the course he created-Financi...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:512 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:June 10, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199971544

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ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. The financial crisis: sowing the seeds of new regulation2. Financial instruments in the capital markets3. Using financial instruments4. Securities regulation5. Understanding interest rates and the economy6. Asset valuation7. United states treasury securities8. Debt securities9. Derivatives10. Types of swaps11. Regulation of swaps12. Fiduciary obligation to manage risk13. The History and Powers of the CFTC14. Litigation issues15. Suitability16. Options17. Synthesis and ConclusionAppendixIndex