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Part D The Bank as Service Provider, 23 Swaps and Derivatives

From: The Law and Practice of International Banking (2nd Edition)

Charles Proctor

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 02 December 2022

Regulation of banks — Spread swap (CSS) — Swapoption — Total return swap (TRS)

This chapter provides a brief overview of swaps and derivatives. It discusses interest rate swaps; currency swaps; default and termination; the netting of multiple contracts on default and collateral issues; certain defences available to a swap counterparty on the basis of its contractual capacity; and recent issues arising from the alleged mis-selling of swap products.

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