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In this CPDcast Professor Alastair Hudson, author of the leading text, "The Law on Financial Derivatives"(Sweet & Maxwell, 2012) and Professor of Equity and Finance Law at the University of Southampton, introduces derivatives law and provides a guided tour of the different kinds of derivatives, the regulations governing derivatives law and the format of the derivative transactions.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the concept of derivatives;
  • Be aware of the various kinds of derivatives;
  • Understand the broad format of derivative transactions;
  • Be aware of the role of the ISDA documentation within derivative transactions.
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Panel Discussion
Sources and References:
  • Hudson, A. (2012), The Law on Financial Derivatives, 5th Edition, London: Sweet & Maxwell;
  • Client Asset Sourcebook Regulations;
  • Hudson, A. (2013), Securities Law, 2nd edition, London: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd;
  • Hudson, A. (2013), The Law of Finance, 2nd edition. UK – Sweet & Maxwell Ltd.

This CPDcast introduces the topic of derivatives law and provides and outlines the fundamental sources of regulation and the developments which have shaped the European and domestic regulatory framework.

Date Recorded: 4th July 2013


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