Credit as Contract
Understanding Money Markets
Sep 30, 2013
This seminar will examine the relationship between money markets, and contract and payments law. It will offer an historical and contemporary overview of different forms of financial instruments and the legal principles that have guided their evolution, as well as the evolution of their markets. Questions to be addressed include:
What is the function and design of money markets?
How are financial instruments - i.e. money, bonds and stocks - legally created and enforced?
How have financial instruments evolved over time, and what role has law played in that evolutionary process?