The Law and Practice of International Finance series is your definitive guide to international finance. It considers the full range of topics across nine volumes, setting out the law and practice of trading assets on the international markets. This essential work, by one of the leading finance specialists of a generation, provides a simple, unified and distilled account of the whole topic. It sets out complex products in simple terms, alongside providing practical guidance on the structuring of deals and agreements, negotiating points and sample precedents. Over 321 jurisdictions are surveyed, providing the broadest possible perspective on the international financial markets.
Philip Wood is one of the leading authorities on international finance worldwide, as well as a practitioner and teacher. He was a partner in international law firm Allen & Overy until his retirement in 2018, and for ten years was head of the banking department. Subsequently he led the firm’s Global Law Intelligence Unit. Philip is the Yorke Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge, and has previously been Visiting Professor in International Financial Law at the University of Oxford, Queen Mary University of London, and the London School of Economics. He has lectured at more than 60 universities worldwide and has written more than 20 books.
Spread over nine volumes, the Law and Practice of International Finance is a unique and comprehensive library
Provides a simple, unified and distilled account of the whole topic, unlike any other text on International Finance available
Reflects the radical development of the international markets since the publication of the previous edition, reflecting the diversity of products now available
Addresses the revolution in analytical scrutiny of financial markets since the global financial crisis
Deepens the emphasis on particular indicators of global financial stability, identified by the author for the first time in the previous editions
Expanded to nine volumes, to present comprehensive global surveys on insolvency regimes and security interests
Topics are treated succinctly, so as to provide the reader with the information they need at a glance.
Presents a clear account of how concepts and trends interplay across the spectrum of financial instruments
Each volume functions as a stand-alone work, but cross references demonstrate how topics interrelate with those in other volumes
Provides practical guidance on how to structure deals and agreements, including negotiating points and specimen clauses
Covers nearly every one of the 321 legal jurisdictions of the world
Written by a single author, to ensure a coherent account
Groups the jurisdictions into basic families, enabling the reader to discern similar approaches and trends
Simple, reader-friendly explanation of complex financial products, such as derivatives, syndications, securitisations, title transfer of collateral, leveraged deals, central counterparties, etc.
Explains why regulation has developed in the way it has, providing the reader with an enhanced understanding
Written by an internationally reknowned writer, academic and practitioner