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Dr. Kwaw provides a wide-ranging discussion of the offshore banking and finance process, structure, and law-including, among other topics, eurocurrency wholesale deposits, international funds transfers, eurocurrency syndicated loans, eurosecurities issues, securities regulation, and swap-driven financing. Kwaw discusses both the deposit and credit sides of the offshore banking and finance market, then takes readers through a hands-on description of the nature of a eurocurrency deposit, the laws governing such deposits, and the common law of funds transfers. On the credit side, Kwaw treats regulations and common law rules for offshore banking and finance, including Exchange controls, U.S. and U.K. securities regulation, and governing law issues. A useful, readable book for professionals in banking, finance, investment and their academic colleagues.
Dr. Kwaw's book is a discussion of the structure and process of offshore banking and finance and the common law and regulations that govern offshore banking and finance activities. This wide-ranging introduction to the facet of offshore banking, usually referred to as the eurocurrency market, treats not only the deposit side of the eurocurrency market-the deposit and placement of wholesale funds in foreign currency-but also the process by which funds that are deposited in offshore accounts are either loaned to borrowers or transformed into other financial assests such as eurosecurities.
On the deposit side of the market, Kwaw discusses the process of placing wholesale deposits into offshore accounts, and the interbank placement of such funds by eurobanks or banks that engage in wholesale transactions involving foreign currency. On the credit side he looks at the various financing methods-how the funds that are deposited in offshore bank accounts or eurocurrency accounts are then made available to investors and borrowers. The credit side thus includes the nature of syndicated eurcurrency loans, the nature and process of issuing eurobonds and other eurosecurities, and offshore financing methods such as swap-driven financing. Kwaw then examines the framework of common law rules and other regulations. From the deposit side he discusses the nature of legal relationships between parties to offshore currency deposits and parties involved in international funds transfers, then the nature of the legal relationship between offshore banks and funds transfer networks and the laws governing funds transfers. On the credit side he studies the laws governing international financial transactions, the exchange controls that may be imposed on offshore banking and financing transactions, the legal relationship between parties to syndicated eurocurrency loan agreements and the law governing them, the relationship and law covering parties to eurosecurities issues, and finally the legal relationship between parties to swap-driven financing. An important, readable, useful book for professionals in banking, finance, investment, and their academic colleagues.
Globalization and its relation to poverty reduction and development is not well understood. The revised and updated edition of Globalization for Development identifies the ways in which globalization can overcome poverty or make it worse. The book defines the big historical trends, identifies main global flowstrade, finance, aid, migration, and ideasand examines how each can contribute to undermine economic development. By considering what helps and what does not, the book presents policy recommendations to make globalization more effective as a vehicle for shared growth and prosperity. It will be an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and anyone interested in international development issues and the effects of globalization in todays economy.
Young people face unprecedented financial challenges - rising student debt, stiff competition for jobs, barriers to home ownership, dwindling state benefits and prospects of a longer working life. Yet their formal education does not adequately prepare them to deal with these challenges and financial literacy is not perceived to be an essential life skill. Consequently, personal debt (including student debt) has now reached a record level and people both young and old are struggling to meet personal financial commitments.
This book provides essential money lessons to enable individuals to take control of their finances and build a secure financial future. It presents a practical guide to personal financial planning covering key background topics including the importance of setting goals and objectives and the meaning of money and its role in our lives, as well as introducing financial tools such as savings and investment, pensions, insurance and house-buying.
It also provides an introduction to some of the essential foundations of a modern undergraduate finance qualification, including:
The nature of financial institutions, markets and economic policy that shape the opportunities and decisions that individuals face
The range of financial assets available to households, the risk-return trade-off, basics of portfolio construction and impact of tax
The importance of the efficient market hypothesis and modern portfolio theory in shaping investment strategies and the limitations of these approaches
Behavioural finance as a key to understanding factors influencing individual and market perceptions and actions
Using financial data to inform investment selection and to create financial management tools that can aid decision making.
Essential Personal Finance is a stimulating undergraduate introduction to aspects of finance that simultaneously provides a practical guide to the complex world of personal finance, enhancing personal financial management skills, and increasing awareness of the importance of personal financial planning.
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