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spring 2010 materials

You can find some past exams here.

Spring 2010 Archive is here

Class Policies

Materials for the first week (jurisdiction and securities fraud)

Materials Packet 1: Introductory Materials

Materials Packet 2: International Finance: Sovereigns

IMF, The G-20 Mutual Assessment Process and the Role of the Fund (Dec. 2, 2009)

$1,000,000,000 Three Year Competitive Advance and Revolving Credit Facility

Standard & Poor’s Guide to the Loan Market which you can download from this page (as of Feb. 18, 2010 third document on the list).

Reject Ad Hoc, National Financial Reforms, A Commentary by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Published in the Financial Times, February 17, 2010

Materials Packet 3: Syndicated Loans 1

Gerald Corrigan’s testimony before the UK House of Commons Treasury Committee on February 22

Materials Packet 4: Syndicated Loans 2

Materials Packet 5: Syndicated Loans 3

Materials Packet 6: Syndicated Loans 4

Materials Packet 7: Banking Regulation and Securities Regulation

Adair Turner, Speech: What do banks do, what should they do and what public policies are needed to ensure best results for the real economy? (Mar. 2010) (Slides)

Stijn Claessens, Giovanni Dell’Ariccia, Deniz Igan, and Luc Laeven, Lessons and Policy Implications from the Global Financial Crisis, IMF Working Paper WP/10/44 (Feb 2010)

Allen B. Frankel, The risk of relying on reputational capital: a case study of the 2007 failure of New Century Financial, BIS Working Paper No 294 (Dec. 2009)

Richard Smith, Basel III — the OK, the Unfinished and the Ugly (Dec. 22, 2009)

Felix Salmon, The politics of Basel III (April 3, 2010)

Materials Packet 8: Legal Risk and Insolvency (Lehman Diagram)