Yearbook Internationl Financial 1999

Overview

This new yearbook addresses the key legal, financial and economic issues relating to international financial law, in both its public and private law dimensions and from national, regional and international perspectives.

The yearbook contains the following sections:

  • articles on particular aspects of financial law, with a strong emphasis on cross-border or regional issues;
  • an ...
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Overview

This new yearbook addresses the key legal, financial and economic issues relating to international financial law, in both its public and private law dimensions and from national, regional and international perspectives.

The yearbook contains the following sections:

  • articles on particular aspects of financial law, with a strong emphasis on cross-border or regional issues;
  • an annual focus section which includes several shorter articles on topical issues of financial law; and
  • an annual refereed work published under the auspices of the London Institute of International Banking, Finance and Development Law, the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London) and the Southern Methodist University School of Law (and its Institute of International Banking and Finance).

The Yearbook will be of prime interest to practitioners and academics in the field of financial law.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789041107176
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 8/1/1998
  • Pages: 328

Table of Contents

Editorial Board
Advisory Board
Sponsoring Organisations
Editorial and Submission Policies
Articles 1
Virtual Money and the Global Financial Market: Challenges for Lawyers 3
The IMF's Article VIII, Section 2(b) and Scrupulosity 25
International Payments and Five Foundations of Wire-Transfer Law 53
Worldwide Security: Classification of Jurisdictions 85
The Difficulty of Obtaining Secured Lending in Latin America: Why Law Reform Matters 97
Deposit Insurance in the United States 117
Parallel Proceedings and the Regulation of Financial Markets 147
Symposium: Financial Law in Hong Kong and South-East Asia 179
Preface 181
Reflections on the Future of Banking Law in the New Hong Kong SAR 183
The History and Development of Arbitration in Hong Kong 203
The New Chinese Arbitration Law 225
The Adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Arbitration in Singapore 249
Vulnerable Sureties in a Financial Centre: How Will the Courts in Hong Kong Respond to the Principle in Barclays Bank v. O'Brien? 269
Large-Scale Fraud: Sharpening the Weapons of Restitution 291
Financial Law Developments in 1996 317
European Monetary Union: The Future Relationship Between National Currencies and the Euro 319
The Bank of England and the Lessons from Barings: UK Banking Regulation Under Parliamentary Scrutiny 333
Reinventing the Section 20 Subsidiary: The US Fed's Recent Initiatives Towards Financial Modernisation 359
Recent Developments in Japanese Banking and Securities Law 393
Recent Developments in International Banking Regulatory Cooperation 405
Index 419
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