- Language: English
- Published: September 2011
- Region: Global, Great Britain, United Kingdom
Banks: Liability and Risk
- Published: December 2001
- Region: Global
- 500 pages
- Informa Law
Banks, Liability and Risk, 3rd Edition, is a probing look at the risks faced by banks and other lending institutions, showing problems typically faced by these institutions and highlighting the legal remedies available, with copious references to case law and precedents.Product Description: - Your essential one-volume guide to understanding risks and liabilities faced by banks and the legal instruments available to youGives you detailed coverage of all cases of relevance so you can see how the law has dealt with issues in the pastWritten by industry specialists - providing you with top-drawer thought and analysis on the problems faced by banks and other lending institutions today.If you are providing advice to banks and other lending institutions, or work in an in-house team at a bank, you will know that the risks and liabilities faced by financial institutions can be frightening. This is where Banks, Liability and Risk comes in. Banks, Liability and Risk is a probing look at the risks faced by banks and other lending institutions, showing problems typically faced by these institutions and highlighting the legal remedies available, with copious references to case law and precedents.
Edited by William Blair QC, a renowned authority in banking law, with contributions from leading banking law professionals, this powerful and revealing book will prove to be an indispensable asset to your banking law library.
As well as considering these issues from the perspective of English law, Banks, Liabilities and Risk also contains invaluable comparative analysis of other leading jurisdictions.Up-to-date CoverageThe nature of the risks and liabilities which banks are exposed to are continually changing. This new edition has been completely revised to incorporate these changes, so that you can provide your clients and colleagues with the most up-to-date advice.
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Edited by William Blair QC, a renowned authority in banking law, with contributions from leading banking law professionals, this powerful and revealing book will prove to be an indispensable asset to your banking law library. Editor: Sir William James Lynton Blair is a British judge. He was previously a Queen's Counsel, specialising in domestic and international banking and finance law. His younger brother is the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
He is Visiting Professor of Law at the London School of Economics (since 1994) and at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (since 1999). He has also been, since 1999, an Honorary Fellow of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies (1997), and an academic adviser to the Asian Institute of International Financial Law.
From 2001 to 2008 he served, part-time, as a Chairman of the Financial Services and Markets Tribunal (Finsmat) and from 2003 to 2005 he was Chairman of the Commercial Bar Association (Combar). He was also Chairman of the International Monetary Law Committee of the International Law Association (2004) and of the Qatar Financial Centre Appeals Body (2006).
Along with Lord Woolf of Barnes, the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, he served as the Co-Convener of the inaugural Qatar Law Forum of Global Leaders in Law, held in Doha, Qatar, from 29-31 May 2009.