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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Clearing and Settlement 2nd ed isbn 9781784510695

Clearing and Settlement in Europe


ISBN13: 9781780431109
New Edition ISBN: 9781784510695
Published: September 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Unlike other areas of financial services, the law of clearing and settlement is not harmonised or subject to all-embracing EU directives, which has allowed diverse national approaches to develop.

Overlaid on that are themes of EU policy, including stimulating competition, promoting systemic stability, and creating a single market in financial services. The themes do not work consistently towards the same objectives, creating a complex subject in which risks and rights are poorly understood.

This book aims to clarify and explain this increasingly important area for banks in a practical and accessible way. Contents includes: Structure of the clearing and settlement industry; Law of clearing and settlement; Risk management; Operations.

Subjects:
Banking and Finance
Contents:
1. Introduction to Clearing and Settlement
2. What happens in Clearing and Settlement
3. Trading
4. Post-trade support services
5. Clearing of OTC Derivatives
6. International regulation
7. Competition Law
8. Insolvency
9. Cash
10. Securities
11. Regulation of Infrastructures under English law
12. Legal form and governance of infrastructures
13. Interoperability
14. Risk Management at CCPs
15. Risk Management at CSDs
16. Risk Management in Payment Systems
17. Insolvency of Infrastructures
18. Risk Management at the Agent Bank
19. Prudential Regulation
20. Dividends, Corporate Actions and Voting Rights
21. Securities lending
22. Tax.