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spring 2013 materials

Here are the Class Policies for International Finance Spring 2013

Paper Topics (Jan. 23, 2013)

1. International Finance 1: Securities Litigation and Transnational Investment in Securities

2. Sovereign Debt:
A. International Finance 2: Sovereign Debt (CACs handout)
B. Caroline Bradley, From Global Financial Crisis to Sovereign Debt Crisis and Beyond: What Lies Ahead for the European Monetary Union? (forthcoming Trannsnat’l L & Contemp. Probs).
C. EU Collective Action Clauses; EU CACs supplemental provisions; and EU CAC Explanatory Note
D. IMF Staff Discussion Note, A Banking Union for the Euro Area (Feb. 2013)

3.Cross Border Financial Regulation:
A. International Finance 3: Cross Border Financial Regulation
B. Basel III Summary
D. Basel Liquidity Coverage Ratio (Jan. 2013) (Press Release)
E. Increased Costs Clause

4. Eurodollars
A. International Finance 4: Eurodollar Deposits
B. International Finance 5: Libor
C. Financial Action Task Force (FATF), International Standards on Combating Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism and Proliferation (February 2012).
D. International Finance 6: Asset Freezes
E. Cease and Desist Order relating to Standard Chartered
F. Settlement Agreement relating to Standard Chartered
G. MoneyGram, Latin America and the Caribbean Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Guide (2008)
H. SIFMA, The Evolving Role of Compliance (March 2013)

5. Derivatives
A. International Finance 7: Derivatives
B. Clifford Chance & ISDA Regulation of OTC Derivatives Markets: A Comparison of EU and US Initiatives (Sep. 2012)
C. Elisse Walter, Regulation of Cross-Border OTC Derivatives Activities: Finding the Middle Ground (Apr. 6, 2013)
D. International Finance 8: Derivatives Part 2
E. Robert Litan, Futurization of Swaps (Jan. 2013)
F. Andrew Haldane, Turning the Red Tape Tide (Apr. 10, 2013)

6. Bank Resolution
A. Federal Reserve, FDIC, Resolution Plans Required (Nov. 1, 2011)
B. Barclays Resolution Plan: Public Section (Jul. 2012)
C. Bank of America Resolution Plan: Public Executive Summary
D. Federal Reserve, FDIC, Guidance for 2013 Resolution Plans: Obstacles (April 2013)
E. Financial Stability Board, Thematic Review on Resolution Regimes (April 2013) (pp. 1-46)


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