Spring 2013 Course Schedule

Financial Institutions (LAW-763-001)

Meets: 09:00 AM - 10:20 AM (TTH) - Room 402

Enrolled: 24 / Limit: 40

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This course is an introduction to the law of financial institutions against the backdrop of the global financial crisis of 2007-2009. Most of the material will focus on banks. We will situate U.S. bank regulation in the broader context of regulating financial institutions, including investment funds, broker-dealers, and insurance firms, and in the context of other national, regional and international approaches to regulating finance.
In addition to covering U.S. banking law basics – safety and soundness, activities and affiliation restrictions, geographic limits, deposit insurance and supervision – we will consider issues in central banking, resolving complex financial conglomerates, cross-border regulatory cooperation, institutional design for regulating finance, and financial crisis response.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Title: The Law of Banking and Financial Institutions
Author: Carnell, Macey, Miller
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer (4th ed 2009)
ISBN: 978-0735552852

Title: The Law of Banking and Financial Institutions: 2011 Statutory Supplement
Author: Carnell, Macey, Miller
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer (2011)
ISBN: 978-1454808275

First Class Readings

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