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2 Financial Collateral:

Thomas Keijser, Guy Morton, Marcel Peeters

From: Transnational Securities Law

Edited By: Thomas Keijser

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 October 2021

Subject(s):
Overcollateralization — Collateral provider — Collateral taker — Collateral agreement — Bank resolution and insolvency — Geneva Securities Convention — Security interest
2.01 The decades preceding the onset of the financial crisis in 2007 were a period of liberalization and rapid expansion of the financial markets. New developments and a steep increase in the collateralization of financial transactions were an integral part of this trend. Financial collateral became a key component of the financial markets. The provision of such collateral, consisting of money and transferable securities, plays a crucial role in the wholesale financial markets, for example where it is used to secure exposures under derivative transactions. It is...
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