McKnight, Paterson, and Zakrzewski on the Law of International Finance

Hardcover | March 16, 2017

EditorSarah Paterson, Rafal Zakrzewski

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This acclaimed and comprehensive work analyses the legal issues involved in international finance transactions operating under English law. The second edition thoroughly updates the book to take account of major developments in regulation, practice, and case law since the first editionpublished in 2008. The most notable development in the intervening period has been the global financial crisis of 2008-9, whose effects have profoundly changed the nature of international finance, and the new edition has been updated by a team of expert editors and contributors to reflect the post-crisis legalframework of international transactions.The new edition covers the many significant changes to Bank Regulation which have occurred since 2008. Major developments in conflicts of laws and cross-border insolvency are addressed, including the consequences of the decision in Rubin v Eurofinance. This edition also takes account of majorlitigation in the sovereign debt field, significant developments in the loan markets, and recent challenges with the provision of legal opinions, including the increasing need to provide opinions in cross-border transactions. Developments in financing structures in the aftermath of the financialcrisis are examined. Significant litigation in the derivatives field (partly as a response to the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.) and amendments proposed by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association are also addressed. There is also coverage of further work on securedtransactions following the Law Commission's and the City of London Law Society's Working Party's proposals. Providing detailed transaction-led analysis of all aspects of international finance practice, this work is a must-have reference source for all practitioners and academics working in the field.

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This acclaimed and comprehensive work analyses the legal issues involved in international finance transactions operating under English law. The second edition thoroughly updates the book to take account of major developments in regulation, practice, and case law since the first editionpublished in 2008. The most notable development in ...

Sarah Paterson is Assistant Professor, London School of Economics and Senior Consultant at Slaughter and May. Sarah specialises in restructuring and insolvency matters and has worked on both international and domestic restructurings. Dr Rafal Zakrzewski is a practising solicitor and Counsel at Clifford Chance, specialising in corporate...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1312 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:March 16, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198725256

ISBN - 13:9780198725251

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Table of Contents

Part A: Introduction and Ground Level Matters1. Sarah Paterson: Introductory Matters2. Bob Penn: Banking Regulation3. Rafal Zakrzewski: Loan FacilitiesPart B: Conflict of Laws and Cross-Border Issues4. Marcus Smith QC: Conflict of Laws in Transactional Matters5. Sarah Paterson: Cross-border Insolvencies6. Tom Smith QC: Jurisdiction and the Resolution of Disputes7. Andrew Yianni and Simon James: Sovereign Immunity, International Organisations and State Insolvency8. Sarah Paterson: Legal OpinionsPart C: Composite and Specialised Financing Transactions9. Rafal Zakrzewski: Syndicated Lending10. Geoff Fuller: Bond Issues11. Edward Murray: Derivatives Transactions12. Geoff Fuller: Loan Transfers, Securitisation and Structured Finance13. Roger McCormick: Project FinancePart D: Secured Transactions, Equipment Finance and Guarantees14. Louise Gullifer and Magda Raczynska: Secured Transactions15. Shalini Bhuchar, Claire Ellis, and Julie Patient: Equipment Finance16. Richard Salter QC: Guarantees17. Louise Gullifer: The Reform of the English Law of Secured Transactions

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"One expects that there will be ample scope for a second edition once some of the present difficulties have worked their way through the courts and once the author has had time to draw breath following the effort that has obviously gone into this magnum opus!" --Timothy Parsons, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation