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Re-Imagining Offshore Finance
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Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Christopher M. Bruner

Abstract

Over the last century, small jurisdictions have become significant players in cross-border corporate and financial services. Their nature, legal status, and market roles, however, remain under-theorized. Lacking a sufficiently nuanced framework to describe the functions that such jurisdictions perform in cross-border finance—and the peculiar strengths of those achieving global dominance in the marketplace—we find ourselves unable to evaluate their impact and significance in a comprehensive manner. This book advances a new conceptual framework with the dual aim of refining the analysis and dire ... More

Keywords: market-dominant small jurisdictions, cross-border finance, Bermuda, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Delaware

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190466879
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher M. Bruner, author
William Donald Bain Family Professor of Corporate Law and Director, Frances Lewis Law Center, Washington and Lee University School of Law