Security vs. security: The trade-offs in financial surveillance

For decades, a number of regulatory programs aimed at the financial services sector have been recognized as threats to financial privacy. Taxation and financial...

The war against cash in Europe

There are good reasons why the debate on cash is heating up right now.While European governments and central banks have stepped up capital controls...

Bosnia, a banking system without a Lender of Last Resort facility

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has been an independent country for almost 20 years. During that time its banking system has been through a complete...

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Two recent literature surveys on hedge funds offer useful summaries of the relevant academic literatures.

 

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The Kabulbank Scandal: Part III

The Kabulbank scam may be the largest theft of depositor money per capita the world has ever experienced. Kabulbank was Afghanistan’s largest bank when...

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The Long Arm of Section 337: International Trade Law as a Global Business Remedy, American Business Law Journal (forthcoming) Marisa Anne Pagnattaro & Stephen...

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The birth of the petroyuan, Sino-American currency contestation and the international monetary system: An institutional perspective on the political economy of currency choice in...

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Further assessment of the Iron Law of financial regulation: A postscript to Regulating in the DarkRoberta Romanoavailable at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2517853Abstract:In an earlier companion essay,...

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A review of the latest research papers on finance and tax - and the legal issues surrounding the facts, debates and possibilities. Submission to Finance...

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 Exporting FATCAJoshua D. Blank and Ruth Mason142 Tax Notes (forthcoming 2014), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2389500  Abstract The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) represents a powerful response...

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Lessons for international tax reform from the U.S. state experience under formulary apportionment by Kimberly A. Clausing(Oct. 2013) available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2359724 Abstract: This work undertakes a...

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Are cryptocurrencies super tax havens?Omri Marian, 112 MICH. L. REV. FIRST IMPRESSIONS (forthcoming 2013)This short essay describes the mechanisms by which cryptocurrencies – a...

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Read the article in the Cayman Financial Review Magazine The Cyprus debt: Perfect crisis and a way forward, Wharton Working Paper No. 13-09Stavros A ZeniosAvailable...

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Read the article in the Cayman Financial Review Magazine CFR: Data privacy in financial affairs is important in large part because we worry what governments...

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 Corporate shams, New York University Law Review, Vol. 87, 2012, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-09,available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2035057 Many people – perhaps most...

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 Barriers to Market Discipline: A Comparative Study of Mortgage Market Reforms; A Partial Race to the Bottom; The Financial Crisis and the Forgotten Law of Contracts... 

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Read our article in the Cayman Financial Review Magazine, eversion Michael Barzuza, Market segmentation: The rise of Nevada as a liability-free jurisdictionVirginia Law and Economics...

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 Read our article in the Cayman Financial Review Magazine, eversion     Paul B Miller, The Future for Business Trusts: A Comparative Analysis of Canadian and American...

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Keep up with the latest developments in Islamic Finance and Law.  Subscribe to the SSRN eJournal Islamic Law & Law of the Muslim World.Thorsten...

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     Douglas W. Arner & Cyn-Young Park, “Global Financial Regulatory Reforms: Implications For Developing Asia”, ADB Working Paper Series On Regional Economic Integration No. 57Available...