Banking and Finance

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With market-leading advice for legal professionals working within banking and finance, our range of titles include coverage of international banking transactions, international money laundering law and regulation, market abuse, insider dealing, consumer credit, private funds, acquisition finance and clearing and settlement.

In addition, all our banking and finance law titles are available as part of our Banking and Finance Law online service.

Recently Published and Soon to Publish Titles

Following the introduction of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime, our new title Conduct and Accountability in Financial Services, publishing in November 2019, is an essential resource for all senior individuals in financial services. Designed to help in the discharge of regulatory accountability, it will ensure that all staff understand the regulatory expectations regarding their conduct.

For those involved in international banking transactions, the new second edition of The Law Relating to International Banking focuses on the issues relating to the commercial activities of this sector. With both an analytical and practical approach, it provides an analysis of how to determine the forum and jurisdiction that apply to an international banking transaction.

The leading, authoritative text International Guide to Money Laundering Law and Practice, the new fifth edition includes coverage of the implementation of the Fifth EU Money Laundering Directive and the Criminal Finances Bill. Penned by local experts and edited by a team from Baker McKenzie’s Financial Services Group, this is essential reading for all banking and finance practitioners.

All of our banking and finance law titles are written by key authors in the field, providing both depth and breadth to your practice needs. Be sure to browse our most recent and soon to publish titles listed below…

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Banking and Finance Books

Consumer Credit Law and Practice – A Guide

“A new edition of Dennis Rosenthal’s Consumer Credit Law and Practice – A Guide is always an event to be welcomed by the busy practitioner… In all this welter of regulation, there is a great need for a work which reduces the mass of case law and regulation covered in encyclopaedic works into a clear, concise and readable form which steers a way through the labyrinth. This is just such... Read more

Private Funds: Where and How?

How do you choose between domicile and jurisdiction when structuring a fund? Dechert LLP, a global law firm with a market leading financial services and investment management practice, share their expertise. A jurisdictional guide to setting up and managing hedge funds in 16 of the leading private fund domiciles. Chapters follow an identical template making it very easy to compare associated mandatory requirements, laws and regulations across jurisdictions Features a... Read more

The Law Relating to International Banking

The Law Relating to International Banking focuses on the legal issues relating to the commercial activities of the international banking sector. Adopting an approach that combines practical and analytical the book provides an analysis of how to determine the forum and jurisdiction that apply to a transaction. Comprehensive in its coverage the book provides detailed commentary on sovereign risk, term loans, securities and guarantees, primary syndication, secondary syndication, debt transfer,... Read more

International Guide to Money Laundering Law and Practice

Starting with an overview of the development of money laundering and the work of international organisations, International Guide to Money Laundering Law and Practice is a unique publication providing a detailed insight into the background of money laundering operations, clearly explaining the anti-money laundering laws and regulations in 35 key global financial centres throughout the world. In addition, there are four chapters considering money laundering law and practice in the... Read more

A Guide to Conducting Internal Investigations

An internal investigations can be undertaken by a company or firm as a precursor to anticipated regulatory action, or for many other reasons. A Guide to Conducting Internal Investigations explains what a good regulatory investigation looks like whilst guiding investigators through the myriad of issues that can arise. It also dismantles many of the preconceptions and myths which have grown up around investigations in the post-financial crisis environment. Investigations are... Read more

Conduct and Accountability in Financial Services

The aftermath of the financial crisis sparked major changes in global financial services regulation. Following the immediate priorities to stabilise and repair firms’ balance sheets and implement liquidity and capital reforms, regulators’ attention and resources soon focused on the behaviour of firms. In particular, senior individuals and how they conducted their business. It is widely acknowledged that culture and conduct are root causes of the financial crisis and regulatory reforms... Read more

The Banker’s Remedy of Set-Off

Divided into five Parts that discuss in great detail the relevance, concept, nature, scope and application of set-off, The Banker’s Remedy of Set-Off traces the development of the concept from its varying origins in statute, equity and contract. It argues that the concept is rooted in notions of justice and fairness and that in its modern form set-off provides an effective and highly useful mechanism for reducing risk in common... Read more

Financial Services Regulation and Risk-based Compliance

Previously called Financial Services Authority Regulation and Risk-based Compliance, the third edition of Financial Services Regulation and Risk-based Compliance provides an analysis of the source and operation of risk-based compliance regulation in the UK Financial Services industry. With financial services regulation in the UK having undergone significant restructuring since the second edition with the introduction of the FCA and PRA to replace the FSA, this new edition has been extensively... Read more

Eversheds Sutherland: The Employment Practitioner’s Guide to Financial Institutions

The financial crisis both in the US and UK led to concerns that individual accountability of senior managers in the banking sector had to be strengthened and risk and reward aligned more closely. Sweeping amendments were made to legislation, with new regimes introduced to improve accountability and greater powers bestowed upon regulators. The landscape has changed significantly with onerous rules faced by employers from recruitment to departure and beyond. Eversheds... Read more