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Christoph Henkel

Christoph Henkel
Mississippi College School of Law

Assessor iuris, LL.M., S.J.D.

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Conventional economic analysis assumes that Central Counterparties (CCPs) may help to reduce systemic risk and avoid future financial crises by mandating the central clearing of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives. This view largely goes unchallenged by governments, regulators, practitioners, and many international standard setting bodies. But if th...
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This book chapter discusses whistleblower protection in the United States and with a focus on federal whistleblower rights and remedies in a business context. Generally, in the United States laws on whistleblower protection are part of a complicated patchwork of federal and state laws. While some of these laws do not mention the term of whistleblow...
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Corporate governance of banks and financial institutions continues to be one of the most contentious issues discussed since the Great Recession in 2007-2008. The more recent Libor and Forex scandals have only intensified the calls for a better and a more effective regulatory response. The contributions in this book (The Law on Corporate Governance...
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Guaranties and suretyships reduce the risk of default and today remain essential arrangements in many commercial and consumer transactions. A guarantor or surety promises to pay for the debt of a third party and may become primarily liable on that debt. Despite the significance of such a promise and the resulting obligation, U.S. law does not clear...
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The unlimited access to over-the-counter (“OTC”) credit derivatives may have been one of the main reasons for the financial crisis. Prior to the crisis, credit derivatives were mainly used for speculation purposes rather than as true risk-management tools. This speculation in turn resulted in the excessive accumulation of leverage followed by the f...
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The private nature and presumptively confidential character of international commercial arbitration proceedings are two of its most attractive features. At the same time, the assumption that the confidentiality feature of arbitration provides a broader level of protection from disclosure when compared to public court proceedings can no longer be su...
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The uncoordinated reorganization and resolution of Systemically Important Financial Institutions in different countries pose many challenges. Contingent capital provides a viable alternative for the efficient restructuring and resolution of failing financial institutions. Contingent Capital provides a mechanism for internalizing banks’ failure cost...
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Policy makers may not have fully utilized the potential of contingent capital. This article proposes the use of contingent capital with sequential triggers as an early preventative tool and as a reorganization tool before liquidation, independent of protection under bankruptcy proceedings. The first preventative trigger would convert a fixed amount...
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Mit der Bedeutung des amerikanischen Marktes für die deutsche Wirtschaft und der wachsenden Globalisierung der Weltmärkte ist in den letzten Jahren das Interesse an den rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen in den Vereinigten Staaten stark gewachsen, Gerade bei mittelständigen Unternehmen ist jedoch eine gewisse Scheu von einem Engagement auf dem U.S. amer...
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Computer printout. Thesis (S.J.D.)--University of Wisconsin--Madison. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 269-293).

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