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Firth on Derivatives Law and Practice

Firth on Derivatives Law and Practice
Number of volumes: 1
ISBN:  9780421830202
General Editor: Simon Firth
Subscription Information: 3 releases a year, Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Looseleaf
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This is an indispensable looseleaf covering the whole spectrum of derivative instruments and their associated documentation. Derivatives: Law and Practice:
  • Details the major and developing areas of derivatives use, and gives an in-depth analysis of all the key issues, including capacity, netting, liability for miss-selling and collateral
  • Includes full coverage of the market techniques for both exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives
  • Provides a clear understanding of the legal issues concerning all types of derivatives transactions
  • Covers taxation and regulatory aspects
  • Takes into account the impact of EU regulation

Forthcoming releases will include:

  • Changes to market practice (including the trading of derivatives) as a result of the introduction of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
  • New initial margin documentation
  • Anticipated judgments on the ISDA Master Agreement

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Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1 Introduction to Derivatives

Part II: The Legal Background
Chapter 2 Restrictions on Entering into Derivatives Transactions
Chapter 3 Execution of Transactions
Chapter 4 Clearing
Chapter 5 Netting
Chapter 6 Collateral
Chapter 7 The Regulation of Derivatives
Chapter 8 Regulatory Capital
Chapter 9 Liabilities Arising From Derivatives Trading
Chapter 10 The Taxation of Derivative Contracts

Part III: The Contractual Framework
Chapter 11 Documentation Used in the Derivatives Market
Chapter 12 The ISDA Master Agreement
Chapter 13 ISDA Margin Documentation

Part IV: The Products
Chapter 14 Interest Rate Derivatives
Chapter 15 Inflation Derivatives
Chapter 16 Credit Derivatives
Chapter 17 Government and Corporate Bond Derivatives
Chapter 18 Foreign Exchange Transactions
Chapter 19 Equity Derivatives
Chapter 20 Fund Derivatives

Pt. V: The Exchange Traded Market
Chapter 21 Commodity Derivatives
Chapter 22 The London Metal Exchange
Chapter 23 Environmental Derivatives
Chapter 24 Stock Loans and Repos


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