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Exchanges and Alternative Trading Systems

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Edited by: Dick Frase, Helen Parry

ISBN13: 9780421739307
ISBN: 0421739304
Published: December 2001
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Recent legal, commercial and technological changes are fundamentally altering the operation of exchanges for the trading of stocks, bonds, futures and other financial instruments. Major problems concerning regulation, security and enforceability of contract have arisen, and the central position of exchanges in the world's investment industries is now open to question.

This work examines the issues responsible for this unprecedented state of flux. Drawing on the experience of a team of expert contributors it explains the nature of these recent changes, their implications for the practitioner, and how they are likely to affect this area of high value transactional work.

  • Assesses the impact of stock exchange demutualisation in the UK, Europe and USA
  • Examines problems posed by electronic trading and how it removes the need for exchanges in the traditional sense
  • Considers the growth of competition between exchanges as they expand outside their home territories
  • Reviews regulatory developments in Europe and North America.

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Subjects:
Banking and Finance
Contents:
The Legal Structure of Financial Markets.
The Regulation of Market Infrastructure.
Self-Regulation and Governance at US Securities and Commodities Exchanges.
Regulation ATS and Related Market Structure
Issues in the US.
The Regulation of Multilateral Clearing in the UK and US.
Clearing and Settlement of Electronically Traded Commodities Competition Issues.
The Big Cheese or Positively Wall Street: Best Execution, ATSs and the Retail Investor in the US and UK.
Red Herrings, Cul de Sacs and Online Roadshows: Evolving Strategies for Capital Formation in Cyberspace.
Issues in Information Technology Law.
Market 3.0: Prospects for the Electronic.