Credit Derivatives

Credit derivatives are often faulted for aggrevating the financial crisis. Why is this, and how do these products work? What are the legal risks inherent in credit default swaps? How is a credit default swap documented? What is the linkage between the credit derivatives market and the bond market? A few thoughts to get you going are outlined below.

 To assist you further.

  1. part of the lecture on credit derivatives is attached for your perusal (password protected, password obtainable upon request at jj@azurekingfisher.com), and
  2. a basic 'spider' for research on credit derivatives law and practice is attached below.

 

Credit Derivatives