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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Law and Regulation of Finance 2nd ed isbn 9780414031364

The Law of Finance: A Comprehensive Treatise for Practitioners

ISBN13: 9780421947504
New Edition ISBN: 9780414031364
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The Law of Finance: A Comprehensive Treatise for Practitioners provides a comprehensive overview of international finance law from an English perspective. It discusses in detail key concepts such as contract law, property law and tort law, which are not covered in other texts.

With a comparable structure to Hudson's academic title of the same name, this title has been significantly modified to include the depth and practical perspective needed by those in practice.

  • Presents a complete reference to international finance law as it is understood in English law
  • Discusses fiduciary fund management
  • Looks at the core principles of private international law
  • Examines the principal regulatory norms established by the FSMA 2000 and the FSA Rulebooks
  • Discusses the EC and international initiatives to regulate financial activity
  • Relates the legal principles to specific problems encountered in practice
  • Looks at tort and other wrongs such as breach of trust and equitable fraud
  • Takes you through the law which covers various types of lending transactions
  • Covers the law surrounding securities in the UK
  • Discusses techniques for refinancing, such as interest rate swaps and asset securitisation

Banking and Finance
Part 1
Principles of the law of finance
An ordering of the law of finance
Substantive legal concepts in the law of finance
Financial services regulation
Part 2
Specific financial techniques
Financial derivatives and refinancing
Proprietary finance
Collective investment entities
Section One: Principles of the Law of Finance