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International Banking and Finance Laws: Principles and Regulations

ISBN13: 9789626614532
Published: October 2011
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Hong Kong
Country of Publication: Hong Kong
Format: Paperback
Price: Price on Application

With the backdrop of the ongoing, global financial uncertainties, no other resource out there covers both the banking and legal regulatory systems of the five, key global markets: Hong Kong, China, The United States, European Union and United Kingdom.

  • Laws of each region are illustrated and compared
  • Provides information on how these markets interact with each other to co-exist in the international financial market
  • Covers the regulatory schemes in place to prevent the abuse of the banking system leading to another financial crisis
Efficiently guides the reader through legal principles related to banking practice and financial regulations in four, convenient parts:-
  • Foundation of the markets – a view of what constitutes the markets
  • International transaction fundamentals – basic questions and answers asked in the beginning of international transactions, e.g. conflict of laws
  • Risk mitigation - examination of the important techniques and strategies essential to both international and domestic instruments
  • Rules and regulations – discusses those which have an impact on the international transactions
This Book looks principally of these major regions of the United States, European Union, United Kingdom with comparative illustrations of the Hong Kong and China banking and financial systems and markets. It also illuminates to the readers of the breakdown of the financial safeguards which lead to the 2008 financial crisis and the new legal principles and regulations put in place by the key Western financial systems related to banking practice in hopes of preventing a subsequent crisis and clearly illustrates their application by reference to case law and the key legislation.

Banking and Finance
Part I Fundamentals
Chapter 1: Introduction to Regulations on Banking and Finance
Chapter 2: Introduction to Financial Law
Chapter 3: Legal Aspects of Deposits and Accounts
Chapter 4: Laws on Banking
Chapter 5: Legal Aspects of Money and Payments
Chapter 6: Laws on Loans and Credit
Chapter 7: Laws on Secured Credit
Part II International Finance
Chapter 8: Laws on Finance
Chapter 9: Conflict of Laws
Chapter 10: Syndicated Loans
Chapter 11: Debt Securities
Part III-Portfolio Risk Management
Chapter 12: Financial Derivatives
Chapter 13: Novation, Assignment, Sub-participation
Chapter 14: Settlement Systems
Chapter 15: Securitisation
Part IV Regulations on International Markets
Chapter 16: Capital Markets
Chapter 17: Primary Market (U.S.)
Chapter 18: Primary Market (EU)
Chapter 19: Secondary Markets (U.S., EU, U.K.)
Chapter 20: Orgainisations and Recommendations
Chapter 21: International Recommendations II