International Finance

Section 1, Spring 18

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 14/30
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will examine the regulation of international finance, and how that regulation affects cross-border financial activities and transactions. After an introduction to the emergence of modern international finance and regulatory cooperation efforts, it will cover U.S. and European law affecting cross-border banking and securities transactions. The course will then address selected substantive topics, including: international capital adequacy rules (the Basel Accord); financial derivatives regulation; cross-border resolution of failed financial firms; the Eurozone crisis; sovereign debt restructurings and litigation; international monetary governance; and financial market development in China. The course will also examine how international financial transactions are negotiated and documented and the interaction between regulation and market practice.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Flex
Description: Flex exam at end of semester.
Final Exam Notes:

Flex exam at end of semester.

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will complete assignments during the course, and make a team presentation on a current topic.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Recommended, but not required (prior to or concurrent with this course): Securities Regulation OR Banking and Financial institutions Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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