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Insolvency of Banks: Managing the Risks

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Edited by: Fidelis Oditah

ISBN13: 9780752002903
ISBN: 0752002902
Published: October 1996
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This special report provides a high level response to the growing need for legal guidance on insolvencies of banks. The writing team, led by a respected barrister, explains the specific problems related to these insolvencies, emphasising the preventative measures and risk analysis aspects, as well as the international angle, meaning that the perspectives of all key players are covered. Firstly it explains the regulatory framework - objectives and methods of regulation - and the protection afforded to depositors. It then takes readers through the insolvency procedure itself so that each step is clear from the outset - from why one form of insolvency procedure may be chosen over another, to how the bank's business may be sold, and through the conflicts and cross-border issues that arise. Throughout the text, readers are shown the impact of bank insolvencies (real and potential) on counterparties and practical lessons in default management, from managing the risk on a day-to-day basis to predicting the course of insolvency and remedies available. All this is explained clearly and succinctly, but with the level of insight one would expect from some of the leading legal advisers in the

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Subjects:
Insolvency Law
Contents:
Part I: Regulation of banks.
Regulatory aspects.
Deposit protection.
Directors.
Part II: The insolvency procedure.
Choice and initiation of insolvency procedure.
Sale of business. C
onflicts/cross-border issues.
Part III: Effect of insolvency on counterparties.
Counterparties.
Set-off.
Default and cross-default.
Derivatives.
Custodians.
Default management - practical lessons.