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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
  • Introduction to Derivatives
Part II: The Legal Background
  • Restriction on Entering into Derivatives Transactions
  • Formation of the Contract
  • Liabilities Arising From Derivative Trading
  • Netting
  • Collateral
  • The Regulation of Derivatives
  • Regulatory Capital
  • The Taxation of Derivative Contracts
Part III: The Contractual Framework
  • Documentation Used in the Derivatives Market
  • The ISDA Master Agreement
  • Margin for Uncleared Transactions
  • Interest Rate Derivative
Part IV: The Products
  • Foreign Exchange Transactions
  • Equity Derivatives
  • Credit Derivative
  • Government and Corporate Bond Derivatives
  • Commodity Derivatives
  • Stock Loans and Repos
Part V: The Exchange Traded Market
  • Exchanges and Clearing Houses
  • The London Metal Exchange
Part VI: Glossary


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