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Niall Coffey, Warren B. Hrung, Hoai-Luu Q. Nguyen & Asani Sarkar, The global financial crisis and offshore dollar markets, Current Issues in Economics and Finance, vol. 15, no. 6 (October 2009) available at http://www.newyorkfed.org/research/current_issues/ci15-6.pdf

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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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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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,...

Making offshore account holders disclose

Main Article:Grey mattersSusan C. Morse, Making offshore account holders disclose, available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1489026 AbstractThis article considers the compliance issues raised by individual tax payer...

The Internet of Payments and the future of banking: Crisis and opportunity

Imagine a world where your washing machine can recognize it needs more detergent and orders it for you. Now imagine a world where your...

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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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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...

Private banking in Asia – a survey

Main Article:Grey mattersGunter Dufey, Private banking in Asia - a survey, available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1463261AbstractThis survey focuses on some unique aspects of private banking and...
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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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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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The Long Arm of Section 337: International Trade Law as a Global Business Remedy, American Business Law Journal (forthcoming) Marisa Anne Pagnattaro & Stephen...

Holding intellectual property

Main Article:Grey matters Xuan-Thao Nguyen, “Holding intellectual property,” Georgia Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 1157-1198, (2005) available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1493515. Abstract  Holding companies for...

Financial institutions and dishonest assistance

As the quintessential deep-pocket defendant, financial institutions are often a target of litigation when victims of fraud are casting around to seek to recoup...

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

 

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CFR's quarterly round up of academic texts making headlines...

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A primer on shadow banking

For many people, the term ‘shadow banking’ invokes images of something dodgy – perhaps dishonest bankers laundering money, criminals or terrorists. In reality, shadow...
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