Global Financial Markets

Law 448



Rigorous Writing Experience (RWE)



This seminar will seek to introduce students to a broad range of legal and regulatory issues that arise in connection with, and as a result of, financial innovation and increasing globalization of financial markets and institutions.

Each semester, this seminar will explore in detail one or more of the key topics currently debated in academic and policy-making circles, which include the nature of risk in the global financial system, comparative analysis of major financial crises, theories of regulation and policy rationales for regulation of financial markets, emerging patterns of international regulatory competition and cooperation, and comparative approaches to regulatory reform in the financial services sector.

This course will complement courses on Banking Law, International Banking, Law and Development, Corporate Finance, Derivatives, Securities Regulation, and other courses on financial regulation.

Recommended: International Banking; Banking Law; Corporate Finance

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