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Vol 22 No 11 Nov/Dec 2017

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The Law on Financial Derivatives 6th ed

ISBN13: 9780414060098
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847038890
Published: December 2017
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £295.00

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  • Supplies an in-depth explanation of the legal principles underlying over-the counter (OTC) derivatives in the UK
  • Shows how concepts from many areas of law – including contract, tort and trusts – relate to the day-to-day practice of financial derivatives markets
  • Deals with all the key aspects of derivative products – creating and structuring derivatives contracts, performance, security and collateral, set-off and netting
  • Covers the regulation and taxation of derivatives in the UK and the EU
  • Considers real-world problems faced by practitioners working in-house or in private practice, and suggests solutions
  • Contains appendices covering standard market documentation for OTC derivatives (eg ISDA Master Agreement)
  • Discusses conflict of laws issues
  • Considers the impact of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) on derivatives
  • Includes analysis of recent cases and regulatory changes
  • Features new coverage of collateralised debt obligations
  • Examines the legal and regulatory developments