Steven L. Schwarcz

Duke University School of Law

Stanley A. Star Professor of Law & Business, and Founding Director, Duke Global Capital Markets Center

210 Science Drive

Box 90362

Durham, NC 27708

United States

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Scholarly Papers (127)

1.

Systemic Risk

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 163, Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 97, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2008
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Enron and the Use and Abuse of Special Purpose Entities in Corporate Structures

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 1309, 2006, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 May 2002
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 5,218 (1,249)
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Keynote Address: Understanding the Subprime Financial Crisis

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 4,341 (1,719)
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The Future of Securitization

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, p.1313 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 3,139 (3,059)
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Protecting Financial Markets: Lessons from the Subprime Mortgage Meltdown

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 175
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2008
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,565 (9,690)
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Protecting Financial Markets: Lessons from the Subprime Mortgage Meltdown

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 2, 2008, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 175
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2012
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,157 (15,647)
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Markets, Systemic Risk, and the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 2, 2008, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 190
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 2,423 (4,733)
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Disclosure's Failure in the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

Utah Law Review, p.1109, 2008, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 203
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2009
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Regulating Shadow Banking

Review of Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 2,201 (5,551)
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The Alchemy of Asset Securitization

Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance, Vol. 1, p. 133, 1994
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 2,058 (6,207)
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Securitization Post-Enron

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 25, No. 5, 2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,805 (7,843)
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Keynote Address – Identifying and Managing Systemic Risk: An Assessment of Our Progress

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Mar 2011
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,651 (9,032)
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Regulating Complexity in Financial Markets

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 2, p. 211, 2009, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 217
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2010
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,612 (9,390)
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financial markets, regulation

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Private Ordering of Public Markets: The Rating Agency Paradox

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2002, No. 1, 2002, Duke Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 May 2001
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,499 (10,575)
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The Universal Language of International Securitization

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol. 12, pp. 285-308, 2002
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,489 (10,688)
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Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Bankruptcy Reorganization Approach

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 85(956), 2000
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 13 Jan 2000
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,425 (11,465)
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The Limits of Lawyering: Legal Opinions in Structured Finance

Texas Law Review, Vol. 84, Fall 2005, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 69
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2009
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 575 (42,181)
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structured finance transactions, accountants, investors

The Limits of Lawyering: Legal Opinions in Structured Finance

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jan 2005
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 470 (54,648)
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Rethinking the Disclosure Paradigm in a World of Complexity

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2004, No. 1, Duke Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Nov 2002
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Regulating Systemic Risk: Towards an Analytical Framework

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 4, p. 1349, 2011, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Iman Anabtawi and Steven L. Schwarcz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Duke University School of Law
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financial markets, systemic risk, financial crisis

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Regulating Systemic Risk in Insurance

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 4, 2014, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-18
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 06 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2015
Daniel Schwarcz and Steven L. Schwarcz
University of Minnesota Law School and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 945 (21,607)
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Regulating Systemic Risk: Towards an Analytical Framework

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz and Iman Anabtawi
Duke University School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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financial markets, systemic risk, financial crisis

Collapsing Corporate Structures: Resolving the Tension between Form and Substance

Duke Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 41
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Sep 2003
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 581 (41,695)
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Collapsing Corporate Structures: Resolving the Tension between Form and Substance

Business Lawyer, Vol. 60, November 2004
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 06 Sep 2004
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 303 (92,298)
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Rethinking Freedom of Contract: A Bankruptcy Paradigm

Number of pages: 130 Posted: 23 Sep 1998
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Commercial Trusts as Business Organizations: Unraveling the Mystery

Duke Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 32
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jan 2003
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 874 (24,144)
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Too Big to Fail?: Recasting the Financial Safety Net

THE PANIC OF 2008: CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR REFORM, p. 94, Lawrence E. Mitchell & Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr., eds., Edward Elgar, 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 866 (24,526)
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financial markets, subprime, financial crisis

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Ring-Fencing

87 Southern California Law Review 69 (2013)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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ring-fencing, systemic risk, risk management, Volcker Rule

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Regulating Shadows: Financial Regulation and Responsibility Failure

Washington and Lee Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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'Idiot's Guide' to Sovereign Debt Restructuring

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Feb 2004
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 690 (33,628)
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Private Ordering

Northwestern University Law Review, Fall 2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Mar 2002
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 685 (33,911)
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What is Securitization? And for What Purpose?

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 5, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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The Use and Abuse of Special-Purpose Entities in Public Finance

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 645 (36,756)

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special purpose entities, SPEs, state government debt financing, public finance

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Sovereign Debt Restructuring Options: An Analytical Comparison

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 638 (37,268)

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sovereign debt, debt-restructuring

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The 'Principles' Paradox

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 205, European Business Organization Law Review, Vol. 10, p.175, 2009; Symposium Issue: University of Cambridge Conference on Principles v. Rules in Financial Regulation, Winter 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2009
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 637 (37,348)
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Explaining the Value of Transactional Lawyering

Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance, Vol. 12, Spring 2007, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Feb 2007
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 614 (39,210)
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The Functional Regulation of Finance

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 May 2014 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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financial systems, systemic risk, financial regulation

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Securitization, Structured Finance, and Covered Bonds

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Intermediary Risk in a Global Economy

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 50, No. 6, p. 1541, April 2001, Duke Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Oct 2000
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Bond Defaults and the Dilemma of the Indenture Trustee

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 4, p. 1037, 2008, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 159
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz and Gregory Sergi
Duke University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 338 (81,273)
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Bond Defaults and the Dilemma of the Indenture Trustee

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 159
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Steven L. Schwarcz and Gregory Sergi
Duke University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Rollover Risk: Ideating a U.S. Debt Default

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 1, p.1 2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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systemic risk, financial markets, public finance, sovereign debt

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The Universal Language of Cross-Border Finance

Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law, Vol. 8, No. 2, 1998
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Sep 1998
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 531 (47,362)
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The Impact on Securitization of Revised Ucc Article 9

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 947, 1998-2000
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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To Make or to Buy: In-House Lawyering and Value Creation

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2007, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 518 (48,900)
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Conflicts and Financial Collapse: The Problem of Secondary-Management Agency Costs

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 26, No. 2, p. 459, 2009, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 May 2013
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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conflicts of interest, financial leverage, corporate governance

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Controlling Financial Chaos: The Power and Limits of Law

Wisconsin Law Review, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Globalization, Decentralization, and the Subnational Debt Problem

Forthcoming in Duke Law Journal, Vol. 51
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 Jun 2001
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Globalization, Decentralization, and the Subnational Debt Problem

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 51, February 2002
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Jun 2001
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 206 (136,968)
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Fiduciaries with Conflicting Obligations

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 6, p. 1867, 2010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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fiduciary conflicts, agency, securities, bankruptcy, CDO, SIV

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Commercial Trusts as Business Organizations: An Invitation to Comparatists

Duke Law School, Public Law Reseach Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Apr 2003
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 472 (54,992)
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Regulating Ex Post: How Law Can Address the Inevitability of Financial Failure

92 Texas Law Review 75 (2013), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 13-07
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 May 2013 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Iman Anabtawi and Steven L. Schwarcz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Duke University School of Law
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financial regulation, systemic risk, ex ante regulation, ex post regulation, Dodd Frank

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Keynote Address: The Role of Lawyers in the Global Financial Crisis

Australian Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 24, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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collateral pricing, financial crisis, Enron, LTCM, gatekeeper duty

The Governance Structure of Shadow Banking: Rethinking Assumptions About Limited Liability

90 Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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The Governance Structure of Shadow Banking: Rethinking Assumptions About Limited Liability

Journal of Financial Perspectives, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Dec 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 39 (408,631)

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Shadow Banking and Financial Regulation

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Too Big to Fool: Moral Hazard, Bailouts, and Corporate Responsibility

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 102, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-58
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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The Bankruptcy-Law Safe Harbor for Derivatives: A Path-Dependence Analysis

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 3, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz and Ori Sharon
Duke University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
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Securitization and Post-Crisis Financial Regulation

Cornell Law Review Online, Vol. 101, pp. 115-139 (2016), Duke University School of Law, Duke Public Law & Legal Theory Research Paper Series No. 2016-7
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2016
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Excessive Corporate Risk-Taking and the Decline of Personal Blame

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 65, No. 2, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-9
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2016
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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The Conundrum of Covered Bonds

Business Lawyer, Vol. 66, p. 562, May 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 403 (66,681)
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securitization products, bond finance

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Financial Information Failure: Redrawing the Boundary between Lawyer and Accountant Responsibility

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 89
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Indirectly Held Securities and Intermediary Risk

Uniform Law Review (Revue de droit uniforme), Vol. 2002, No. 1
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Jun 2001
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Misalignment: Corporate Risk-Taking and Public Duty

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 92, pp.1-50 (2016), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-40
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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The Parts are Greater than the Whole: How Securitization of Divisible Interests Can Revolutionize Structured Finance and Open the Capital Markets to Middle-Market Companies

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 1993, p. 139, 1993
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Financial Information Failure and Lawyer Responsibility

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 31, No. 4, September 2006, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2012
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Rethinking Corporate Governance for a Bondholder Financed, Systemically Risky World

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 1345 (2017), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-22
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Shadow Banking, Financial Markets, and the Real Estate Sector

Review of Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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structured finance, securitization, mortgage loans, risk

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Leverhulme Lecture: The Global Financial Crisis and Systemic Risk

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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financial markets, regulation, systemic risk

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Rethinking a Corporation's Obligations to Creditors

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 3, 1996
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 May 1998
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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The Public Responsibility of Structured Finance Lawyers

Capital Markets Law Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, p. 6, 2006, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Sep 2006
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Derivatives and Collateral: Balancing Remedies and Systemic Risk

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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bankruptcy, automatic stay, derivatives, systemic risk

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Keynote Address: A Regulatory Framework for Managing Systemic Risk

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Facing the Debt Challenge of Countries that are 'Too Big to Fail'

SOVEREIGN DEBT: FROM SAFETY TO DEFAULT, Robert W. Kolb, ed., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 Jul 2010
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Sovereign Debt, Debt Restructuring

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Banking and Financial Regulation

chapter for THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF LAW AND ECONOMICS (2015, Francesco Parisi ed., Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Leverhulme Lecture: The Future of Securitization

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Distorting Legal Principles

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 35, No. 4, 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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intermediary risk, rehypothecation, financial crisis, fiduciaries

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The Case for a Market Liquidity Provider of Last Resort

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 234
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2009
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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securitization, financial markets

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Keynote & Chapman Dialogue Address: Ex Ante Versus Ex Post Approaches to Financial Regulation

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 15, p. 258, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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financial crisis, systemic risk, financial regulation

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Regulating Financial Change: A Functional Approach

100 Minnesota Law Review 1441 (2016), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2018
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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financial systems, systemic risk, financial regulation

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The Confused U.S. Framework for Foreign Bank Insolvency: An Open Research Agenda

Review of Law & Economics, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Framing Address: A Framework for Analyzing Financial Market Transformation

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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A Minimalist Approach to State 'Bankruptcy'

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 2, p. 322, December 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, October 2, 2007, regarding 'Systemic Risk: Examining Regulators' Ability to Respond to Threats to the Financial System'

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2007
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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The Easy Case for the Priority of Secured Claims in Bankruptcy

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 47, No. 3, p. 425, 1997
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 22 Nov 2005
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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80.

Sovereign Debt Restructuring and English Governing Law

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law, Vol. 12, 2017, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-65
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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81.

Controlling Systemic Risk Through Corporate Governance

CIGI Policy Brief No. 99 - February 2017, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-23
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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82.

Perspectives on Regulating Systemic Risk

Forthcoming chapter in, SYSTEMIC RISK, INSTITUTIONAL DESIGN, AND THE REGULATION OF FINANCIAL MARKETS (Oxford University Press, Anita Anand ed., 2016), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-13
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2016
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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83.

Testimony on the State of the Securitization Markets

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 May 2011
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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84.

Marginalizing Risk

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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Market Risk, Market Failure, Investments

85.

Disintermediating Avarice: A Legal Framework for Commercially Sustainable Microfinance

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2011, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 May 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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86.

China 2012 Lecture: Commercial Trusts

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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87.

Lawyers in the Shadows: The Transactional Lawyer in a World of Shadow Banking

63 American University Law Review, Issue No. 1, 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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legal profession, legal ethics, financial regulation, financial markets, financial institutions, banking systemic risk

88.

Shadow Banking and Regulation in China and Other Developing Countries

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series 2017-8
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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89.

Beyond Bankruptcy: Resolution as a Macroprudential Regulatory Tool

94 Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-53
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2018
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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90.

'Looking Forward: 2005-2010' a Sovereign Debt Restructuring Reverie

University of Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 6, 2005
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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91.

Temporal Perspectives: Resolving the Conflict between Current and Future Investors

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 4, April 2005
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Oct 2004
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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92.

In-House Counsel’s Role in the Structuring of Mortgage-Backed Securities

Wisconsin Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Dec 2011
Shaun Barnes, Kathleen G. Cully and Steven L. Schwarcz
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Kathleen G. Cully PLLC and Duke University School of Law
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financial crisis, mortgage-backed securities

93.

Regulating Complacency: Human Limitations and Legal Efficacy

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 3 Forthcoming , Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series 2017-9
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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94.

Restructuring Subnational Debt

Municipal Finance Journal, Vol. 23
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Dec 2001
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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95.

Central Clearing of Financial Contracts: Theory and Regulatory Implications

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 167, 2018-19 (Forthcoming), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2018-14
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 08 May 2018
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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contracts, derivatives, risk

96.

Securitization Ten Years after the Financial Crisis: An Overview

Boston University Review of Banking and Financial Law (2018 Forthcoming), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series 2018-39
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2018
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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97.

Corporate Governance of SIFI Risk-Taking: An International Research Agenda

Cross-Border Bank Resolution (Bob Wessels & Matthias Haentjens eds., 2017-18), Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 2017-41
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 May 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz and Aleaha Jones
Duke University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
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98.

Civil Forfeiture: A Higher Form of Commercial Law?

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 62, p. 287, 1993
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Steven L. Schwarcz and Alan E. Rothman
Duke University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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99.

Leverhulme Lecture: Regulating Complexity in Financial Markets

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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financial markets, regulation

100.

Regulating Corporate Governance in the Public Interest: The Case of Systemic Risk

Proceedings of the Keynote Address, National Business Law Scholars Conference (NBLSC), The University of Chicago Law School June 23, 2016, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-42
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2016
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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101.

Automatic Perfection of Sales of Payment Intangibles: A Trap for the Unwary

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 68, 2006, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 132
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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102.

Compensating Market Value Losses: Rethinking the Theory of Damages in a Market Economy

Florida Law Review, Vol. 63, September 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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damage awards, remedies, financial market securities, market value

103.

The Inherent Rationality of Judgment Proofing

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 52, pp. 1-53, November 1999
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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104.

Keynote Address: The Financial Crisis and Credit Unavailability: Cause or Effect?

72 Business Lawyer 409 (Spring 2017), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-54
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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105.

The Roberta Mitchell Lecture: Structuring Responsibility in Securitization Transactions

Capital University Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 4, p.803, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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securitization, collective action, protection gap

106.

Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Model-Law Approach

Journal of Globalization and Development, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-32
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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sovereign debt, debt-restructuring

107.

Systematic Regulation of Systemic Risk

Wisconsin Law Review, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2018-60
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2018
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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108.

Responsibility of Directors of Financial Institutions

Forthcoming chapter in CORPORATE GOVERNANCE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS: LAW, CONDUCT, AND CULTURE (Danny Busch, Guido Ferrarini, & Gerard van Solinge, eds., 2018, Oxford University Press), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2018-23
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
Steven L. Schwarcz, Aleaha Jones and Jiazhen Yan
Duke University School of Law, Duke University School of Law and Duke University, School of Law, Students
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corporate governance, financial institutions, financial crisis, risk

109.

Intrinsic Imbalance: The Impact of Income Disparity on Financial Regulation

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 78, No. 1, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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110.

The Custom-to-Failure Cycle

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 62, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz and Lucy Chang
Duke University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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market risk, value at risk models, rating agencies

111.

Empowering the Poor: Turning De Facto Rights into Collateralized Credit

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series 2018-38
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2018
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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112.

Bypassing Congress on Federal Debt: Executive Branch Options to Avoid Default

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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113.

Secured Transactions and Financial Stability: Regulatory Challenges

Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 81:1, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-63
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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114.

Macroprudential Regulation of Mortgage Lending

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-10
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2016
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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115.

Changing Law to Address Changing Markets: A Consequence-Based Inquiry

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 80, No. 1, 2017, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-31
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 May 2016 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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116.

A Fundamental Inquiry into the Statutory Rulemaking Process of Private Legislatures

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 4, p. 909, 1995
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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117.

Amicus Curiae Brief to the New York Court of Appeals in Ace Securities Corp. v. DB Structured Products, Inc.

New York Court of Appeals APL-2014-00156, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-14
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Mar 2015
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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118.

The 2011 Diane Sanger Memorial Lecture: Protecting Investors in Securitization Transactions: Does Dodd-Frank Help, or Hurt?

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 May 2012
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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119.

Protecting Rights, Preventing Windfalls: A Model for Harmonizing State and Federal Laws on Floating Liens

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 75, 1997
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Oct 1996 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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120.

Corporate Governance of SIFI Risk-Taking

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series 2018-41
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 May 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2018
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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121.

Keynote Reflections: The Public Governance Duty

Georgia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2015
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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122.

A Model-law Approach to Restructuring Unsustainable Sovereign Debt

CIGI Policy Brief No. 64, August 2015, Updated October 2017, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-41
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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123.

Comments on the September 29, 2014 FSB Consultative Document, ‘Cross-Border Recognition of Resolution Action’

Centre for International Governance Innovation CIGI Paper No. 51 (Dec. 3, 2014), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-3
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
Duke University School of Law, Bennett Jones LLP, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, McGill University and Centre for International Governance Innovation
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124.

Towards a Centralized Perfection System for Cross-Border Receivables Financing

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 20, No. 3, p. 455, Fall 1999
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 May 1999 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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125.

Comments on Federal Reserve's 'Minneapolis Plan'

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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126.

A Model-Law Approach to Sovereign Debt Restructuring

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-50
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jul 2017
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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127.

Global Decentralization and the Subnational Debt Problem

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2002
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 13 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
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