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LAW5584M
Module Reading List

Principles of International Financial Law, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Zinian Zhang
Z.Zhang2@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Module Leader: Dr Zinian Zhang, z.zhang2@leeds.ac.uk

This teaching of this module comprises of 8 online lectures and 5 in-person seminars; students are required to read what are included in the reading list prior to attending lectures/seminars. 

Reading Lists

Lecture 1 Introduction

Colin Bamford, Principles of International Financial Law (3rd edn, Oxford University Press 2019) Chapter 1.  

Tom C. W. Lin, ‘Compliance, Technology, and Modern Finance’ (2016) 11 Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law 159-182.  

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Lecture 2 Money

Colin Bamford, Principles of International Financial Law (3rd edn, Oxford University Press 2019) Chapter 2.  

Dominick Kerr, ‘Development of a Worldwide Currency: Is It Feasible?’ (2006) 5 Journal of International Business & Law 95.  

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Lecture 3 Payment

Colin Bamford, Principles of International Financial Law (3rd edn, Oxford University Press 2019) Chapter 3.  

Gerard McCormack, ‘Set-off Under the European Insolvency Regulation (and English Law)’ (2020) 19 International Insolvency Review 100-117.  

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Lecture 4 Personal and Property Rights

Colin Bamford, Principles of International Financial Law (3rd edn, Oxford University Press 2019) Chapter 4.  

Eveline Ramaekers, ‘What is Property Law?’ (2017) 37 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 588-617.  

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Lecture 5 Bond Markets

Colin Bamford, Principles of International Financial Law (3rd edn, Oxford University Press 2019) Chapter 6.  

Steven L. Schwarcz & Gregory M. Sergi, ‘Bond Defaults and the Dilemma of the Indenture Trustee’ (2008) 59 Alabama Law Review 1037-1074.  

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Lecture 6 Fiduciary Duties

Colin Bamford, Principles of International Financial Law (3rd edn, Oxford University Press 2019) Chapter 7.  

Oliver Hart, ‘An Economist’s View of Fiduciary Duty’ (1993) 43 University of Toronto Law Journal 299-314.  

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Lecture 7 Credit Support in Financial Markets

Colin Bamford, Principles of International Financial Law (3rd edn, Oxford University Press 2019) Chapter 9.  

Amelia H. Boss, ‘Suretyship and Letters of Credit: Subrogation Revisited’ (1993) 34 William and Mary Law Review 1087-1138.  

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Lecture 8 Construction of Financial Contracts

Colin Bamford, Principles of International Financial Law (3rd edn, Oxford University Press 2019) Chapter 11.  

Alan Schwartz & Robert E. Scott, ‘Contract Theory and the Limits of Contract Law’ (2003) 113 Yale Law Journal 541-620.  

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Seminar 1 Cryptocurrencies

Joseph Lee & Florian L’Heureux, ‘A Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrency’ (2020) 31 European Business Law Review 423-446.  

Kristin N. Johnson, ‘Regulating Cryptocurrency Secondary Market Trading Platforms’ (2020) 2020 University of Chicago Law Review Online 26-43.  

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Seminar 2 Intangibles as Property Rights

Colin Bamford, Principles of International Financial Law (3rd edn, Oxford University Press 2019) Chapter 5.  

Sarah Green, ‘To Have and to Hold? Conversion and Intangible Property’ (2008) 71 Modern Law Review 114-131.   

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Seminar 3 International Loans

Carmen Estevan de Quesada, ‘The Heterogeneous Composition of Syndicated Loan Consortiums’ (2018) 29 European Business Law Review 527-547.  

Emin Koksal and Sahin Argiyok, ‘Necessity of a Broader Market Definition in the Analysis of Syndicated Loans Markets’ (2019) 40 European Competition Law Review 547-555. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (LW 24/09/2021)   

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Seminar 4 Fiduciary Duties in Financial Markets

Colin Bamford, Principles of International Financial Law (3rd edn, Oxford University Press 2019) Chapter 8.  

Remus Valsan, ‘Fiduciary Duties of Credit Brokers: McWilliam v Norton Finance’ (2016) 20 The Edinburgh Law Review 99-104.  

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Seminar 5 Security Interests in Financial Markets

Colin Bamford, Principles of International Financial Law (3rd edn, Oxford University Press 2019) Chapter 10.  

Gabriel Moss, ‘Fixed Charges on Book Debts – Puzzles and Perils’ (1995) 8 Insolvency Intelligence 25-28.   

This list was last updated on 16/09/2021