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Regulation of Derivatives
Professor Peter Malyshev
LL.M Seminar 2054 (cross-listed) | 2 credit hours
Current issues in laws and regulations affecting derivatives trading, including swaps, futures, and options markets. Topics include: overview of the history of derivative trading; development of derivatives regulation in the U.S. during the 20th century; the current jurisdiction of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in the post-Dodd/Frank world, new regulations promulgated to effect Dodd/Frank mandates; application of commodities statutes and regulations, as well as certain securities and banking statutes and regulations to derivative transactions; registration and regulation of market participants; administrative and injunctive enforcement powers involving violations of the Commodity Exchange Act; current developments in self-regulatory oversight; and foreign market access to derivatives trading.
DISTANCE STUDENTS REGISTER FOR CRN#: 29963. This course is only open on a distance basis to students enrolled in the Executive LL.M. in Taxation, the Executive LL.M. in Securities & Financial Regulation, and the MSL programs. All J.D. students and resident LL.M. students may not enroll in this course on a distance basis.