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International Finance: Law and Regulation 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9780414024205
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421932906
Published: September 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £200.00



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This essential reference work provides you with a detailed overview of the law and regulation of international finance, including banking, securities, derivatives and foreign exchange.

The book provides an overview of the key international finance centres, with in-depth commentary analysis of the global and Euro financial crises. It covers regulatory developments since the economic crisis of 2008, helping you to stay on top of the regulatory changes and it also considers the impact of rapidly emerging economies such as China.

  • Provides an authoritative introduction to international finance, transactions, policy, and regulations
  • Looks in detail at the continuing evolution of banking and capital marrket regulation in the major markets
  • Divided into 5 clear sections for ease of reference:
    • The international aspects of major domestic markets
    • Infrastructure for financial markets
    • Instruments and offshore markets
    • Emerging markets
    • The fighting of terrorism
  • Introduces you to financial concepts and transactions and goes on to deal with the complexities of international finance, approaching the topic from the perspective of government policy and regulation
  • Covers the impact of international finance events such as the collapse of Enron and Lehman Brothers
WHAT’S NEW?
  • Includes a new chapter on Chinese Financial Markets, giving you a detailed overview of the Chinese system with consideration of foreign exchange and capital controls domestic banking regulation securities markets and emerging issues
  • Brings you extensive coverage of the global financial crisis in 2008, looking at the regulatory and legislative reforms that have followed in its wake, for example, Dodd-Frank
  • Considers the issues surrounding the Eurozone and Greek debt crisis and the Irish debt crisis
  • Discusses systemic risk for hedge funds
  • Looks at the Basel II Revisions and the Basel III Accord and considers market discipline alternatives

Subjects:
Banking and Finance
Contents:
Introduction

PART I: INTERNATIONAL ASPECTS OF MAJOR DOMESTIC MARKETS
International Aspects of US Capital Markets
International Aspects of US Banking Markets
The European Union:The Single Market in Financial Services
Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union
Japanese Financial Markets

PART II: INFRASTRUCTURE OF FINANCIAL MARKETS
Capital Adequacy
Foreign Exchange Regimes
The Payment System
Clearance and Settlement

PART III: INSTRUMENTS AND OFFSHORE MARKETS
Euromarkets
Asset Securitisation and the Financial Crisis
Stock Market Competition
Futures and Options
Swaps
Mutual and Hedge Funds

PART IV: EMERGING MARKETS
Project Finance
Privatisation and Institutional Investors
Emerging Market Debt
Financial System Reforms in Developing and Emerging Markets
Chinese Financial Markets

PART V: FIGHTING TERRORISM
Controlling the Financing of and Insuring Against Terrorism