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The Law of Financial Institutions

Front Cover - The Law of Financial Institutions

Sixth Edition 


Richard Scott Carnell
Associate Professor of Law
Fordham University

Jonathan R. Macey
Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law
Yale University

Geoffrey P. Miller
Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law
Director, Center for the Study of Financial Institutions
New York University

2017. 984 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-7104-0.

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About the Book

The Law of Financial Institution provides the foundation for a successful course on the law of traditional commercial banks. The book’s clear writing, careful editing, and concise explanations to provocative questions make a difficult field of law lively and interesting.

Key Features:

  • Updated to reflect the effects of the Global Financial Crisis, with complete coverage of the Dodd-Frank Act
  • Revised structure in which chapters on Nonbanking Financial Institutions are grouped together
  • Brand new chapter on Structured Finance, Securitization, Swaps and Derivatives
  • Includes recent cases such as:
  • Cuomo v. Clearing House Association, L.L.C. (preemption)
  • Barrer v. Chase Bank USA (changes to credit card % rates)
  • Tammy Foret Freeman v. Quicken Loans, Inc. (mort. fees)
  • Cervantes v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. (MERS)
  • Jerman v. Carlisle, McNellie, Rini, Kramer & Ulrich LPA (debt collection)
  • AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion (arbitration agreements)
  • SEC v. SIPC (SIPC not fulfilling its stat. resp.)
  • Blackrock (Class Action Fairness Act)
  • Greatly expanded coverage of consumer regulation, including coverage of TILA, RESPA, FDCPA, FCRA, and mortgage-related litigation.
  • Discussion of the revised Horizontal Merger Guidelines