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Capital Markets, Derivatives and the Law: Evolution After Crisis

Alan N. Rechtschaffen


During the financial crisis, dramatic events undermined the global economy. Failures in individual markets and institutions sparked a financial crisis that resulted in political, social, and economic unrest in countries such as the United States, where a host of legislative acts have completely reshaped the regulatory landscape. This book investigates the impact of the financial crisis on the capital markets and regulation, with an emphasis on the structure of financial instruments and derivatives. It examines the crisis and how it altered financial markets and financial instruments. In the Un ... More

Keywords: financial crisis, Bernanke, capital markets, financial instruments, derivatives, Federal Reserve, Dodd-Frank, interest rates, CFTC

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199971541
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971541.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan N. Rechtschaffen, author
Rechtschaffen Group