Anna Gelpern

Georgetown University Law Center

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Rewriting Frankenstein Contracts: The Workout Prohibition in Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, pp. 1077-1152, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1323546, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 33, CLEA 2009 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 06 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2009
Anna Gelpern and Adam J. Levitin
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 914 (17,088)
Citation 9

Abstract:

securitization, mortgages, foreclosure, servicing, PSA, pooling and servicing agreement, gold clauses, New Deal, public utility holding company act, Frazier-Lemke Act, contract, collective action, workout, modification, externalities, MBS, RMBS, CMBS, bankruptcy

2.

Financial Crisis Containment

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, May 2009, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 047
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 May 2009
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 800 (21,114)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Financial crisis, systemic crisis, systemic risk, economic emergency, financial regulation, crisis containment, macroprudential regulation, financial regulation, IMF, central bank, Japan, Indonesia, Argentina, Great Depression, Gold Clause, bankruptcy

3.

Public Symbol in Private Contract: A Case Study

Washington University Law Quarterly, 2007 , Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 128, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 020
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 26 Sep 2006
Anna Gelpern and G. Mitu Gulati
Georgetown University Law Center and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 518 (37,909)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Contract, boilerplate, sovereign debt, development, emerging markets, financial crisis, IMF, sovereign bankruptcy, collective action clause

4.

After Argentina

Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 011, Institute for International Economics Working Paper No. 2005-PB05-2
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 461 (44,017)
Citation 6

Abstract:

sovereign debt, international finance, emerging markets, international law, international institutions, IMF, Argentina, Latin America

5.

Domestic Bonds, Credit Derivatives, and the Next Transformation of Sovereign Debt

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 83, 2008, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 038
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2009
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 445 (48,858)
Citation 1

Abstract:

emerging markets, sovereign debt, credit derivatives, domestic debt, development, financial integration, securities regulation, financial crisis

6.

Bankruptcy, Backwards: The Problem of Quasi-Sovereign Debt

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, p. 888, 2012, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-06
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2012
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 425 (49,112)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Bankruptcy, sovereign debt, fiscal federalism, state bankruptcy, municipal debt

7.

Domestic and External Debt: The Doomed Quest for Equal Treatment

Georgetown Journal of International Law, Vol. 35, p. 795, 2004, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 019
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Anna Gelpern and Brad Setser
Georgetown University Law Center and Roubini Global Economics, LLC
Downloads 413 (47,460)
Citation 5

Abstract:

sovereign debt, emerging markets, argentina, turkey, russia, financial crisis

8.

Peer-to-Peer Financing for Development: Regulating the Intermediaries

N.Y.U. Journal of Int'l Law & Polotics, Vol. 42, p. 1209, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-22, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2010-15
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Kevin E. Davis and Anna Gelpern
New York University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 406 (40,385)

Abstract:

9.

Argentina's Pathway Through Financial Crisis

Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 016, GEG Working Paper No. 2004/02
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Brad Setser and Anna Gelpern
Roubini Global Economics, LLC and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 388 (56,560)
Citation 1

Abstract:

10.

A Sovereign Wealth Turn

Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 025
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2008
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 364 (63,000)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Sovereign wealth funds, IMF, international finance, financial architecture

11.

Contract Hope and Sovereign Redemption

The Capital Markets Law Journal, Forthcoming, American University, WCL Research Paper 2013-04
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2013
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 334 (62,577)

Abstract:

sovereign debt, bankruptcy, contract interpretation, pari passu, Argentina

12.

Sovereignty, Accountability, and the Wealth Fund Governance Conundrum

Asian Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2010-21
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2010
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 315 (68,975)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Sovereign wealth, international finance, International Monetary Fund, global legal pluralism, soft law, new governance, financial globalization

13.

CDS Zombies

European Business Organization Law Review 13, Forthcoming, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-37
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2014
Anna Gelpern and G. Mitu Gulati
Georgetown University Law Center and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 306 (70,629)

Abstract:

CDS, derivatives, sovereign debt, Greece, Europe, financial crisis, ISDA

14.

Innovation after the Revolution: Foreign Sovereign Bond Contracts Since 2003

Capital Markets Law Journal, Vol. 4, 2009, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 024, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 252
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2009
Anna Gelpern and G. Mitu Gulati
Georgetown University Law Center and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 296 (78,091)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Sovereign debt, collective action clause, sovereign bankruptcy, IMF, innovation, standardization, boilerplate

15.

Wal-Mart Bank in Mexico: Money to the Masses and the Home-Host Hole

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 39, May 2007, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 018
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 May 2007
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 279 (84,175)

Abstract:

Mexico, bank regulation, financial crisis, Basel Committee, Wal-Mart

16.

A Skeptic's Case for Sovereign Bankruptcy

Houston Law Review, Vol. 50, pp. 1095-1127, 2013 Forthcoming , American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2013-02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2013
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 278 (72,577)

Abstract:

sovereign debt, debt restructuring, sovereign bankruptcy, SDRM

17.

Odious, Not Debt

Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 71, Summer 2007, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 019
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 May 2007
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 257 (96,396)
Citation 4

Abstract:

odious debt, sovereign debt, foreign aid, debt relief, development, conditionality, Paris Club

18.

Injunctions in Sovereign Debt Litigation

Yale Journal on Regulation, 2014, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2330914
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2013
Mark C. Weidemaier and Anna Gelpern
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 255 (70,857)

Abstract:

sovereign debt, sovereign immunity, injunctions, Argentina

19.

Feel-Good Formalism

Queen's Law Journal, Forthcoming, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2009-27
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2014
Anna Gelpern and G. Mitu Gulati
Georgetown University Law Center and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 242 (95,570)

Abstract:

Business contracts, sovereign debt, formalism

20.

Sovereign Snake Oil

Law and Contemporary Problems, Forthcoming, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2011- 05
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2014
Anna Gelpern and G. Mitu Gulati
Georgetown University Law Center and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 236 (100,910)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Sovereign Debt, Financial Crisis, Collective Action Clauses, Europe

21.

Hard, Soft, and Embedded: Implementing Principles on Promoting Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing

Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-44
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2016
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 235 (96,396)

Abstract:

sovereign debt, soft law, new governance, international finance, international financial regulation

22.
Downloads 216 (115,574)

Revisiting Sovereign Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Nov 2013
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office, Georgetown University Law Center, Duke University School of Law, United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), University of Mainz - Department of Economics and Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
Downloads 166 (147,736)

Abstract:

Revisiting Sovereign Bankruptcy

Revisiting Sovereign Bankruptcy, Brookings Institution, October 2013
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Nov 2013
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office, Georgetown University Law Center, Duke University School of Law, United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), University of Mainz - Department of Economics and Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
Downloads 50 (327,695)

Abstract:

Sovereign debt, fiscal crises, default, bankruptcy, debt restructuring

23.

What Iraq and Argentina Might Learn from Each Other

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 6, p. 391, Summer 2005, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 013
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 215 (105,361)
Citation 2

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24.

Building a Better Seating Chart for Sovereign Restructurings

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 53, 2004
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 May 2006
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 205 (111,023)
Citation 3

Abstract:

sovereign debt, emerging markets, sovereign bankruptcy, international law, IMF, Latin America, Argentina

25.

Consumer Protection, Legal Services, and Financial Stability: An Exchange

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 38, 2011, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1829686, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2011-13
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 May 2011
Melissa B. Jacoby and Anna Gelpern
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 191 (117,742)

Abstract:

bankruptcy, financial stability, systemic risk, consumer protection, foreclosure

26.

Russia's Contract Arbitrage

Capital Markets Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jan 2015
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 128 (126,338)

Abstract:

sovereign debt, IMF, Ukraine, Russia, sanctions, odious debt, international financial architecture, financial crisis

27.

Beyond Balancing the Interests of Creditors and Developing States

Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 018, ASIL Proceedings, 2003
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 116 (184,644)

Abstract:

sovereign debt, international finance, emerging markets, domestic and external debt, development

28.

Public Promises and Organizational Agendas

Arizona Law Review, Forthcoming, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 034
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2009
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 87 (227,976)

Abstract:

contracts, organizational theories, derivatives, financial markets, ISDA

29.

Courts and Sovereigns in the Pari Passu Goldmines

Capital Markets Law Journal (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 63 (288,513)

Abstract:

Sovereign debt, debt contracts, debt restructuring, sovereign bonds, pari passu clause, bond trustee, Argentina, Germany, Young Loan, BIS, financial crisis, trust

30.

Banks and Governments: An Arial View

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Oct 2013
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 52 (295,677)

Abstract:

banking, sovereign debt, financial crisis, Eurozone

31.

Common Capital: A Thought Experiment in Cross-Border Resolution

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 49, pp. 355-383, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 37 (308,474)

Abstract:

bank failure, common capital, cross-border banking, bailout, government commitments

32.

The Importance of Being Standard

European Central Bank 2016 Annual Legal Department Conference Proceedings ISBN 978-92-899-2640-9 (January 2017)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 May 2017
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 0 (433,240)

Abstract:

sovereign debt, boilerplate, contract standardization, private ordering, derivatives, modular contracts, collective action clause, pari passu, IMF, ISDA, ICMA

33.

Cinderella Sovereignty

Duke Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 May 2017
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 0 (433,240)

Abstract:

International law, secession, market for control, sovereign debt

34.

Rethinking the Law in 'Safe Assets'

Reconceptualising Global Finance and Its Regulation (Ross P. Buckley, ‎Emilios Avgouleas, and ‎Douglas W. Arner eds. (2016), ISBN-13: 9781107100930,
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Dec 2016
Anna Gelpern and Erik F. Gerding
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Colorado Law School
Downloads 0 (399,032)

Abstract:

safe assets, securitization, government debt, bank debt, repo, financial markets, bank regulation, financial regulation

35.

Private and Public Ordering in Safe Asset Markets

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law Vol. 10 (2015)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Anna Gelpern and Erik F. Gerding
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Colorado Law School
Downloads 0 (394,611)

Abstract:

safe assets, securitization, financial markets, bank regulation, securities regulation

36.

Yale Journal of International Law - Special Online Edition on Sovereign Debt

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 41, No. 2 - special online edition, 2016
Number of pages: 267 Posted: 10 Nov 2016
United Nations Human Rights Council, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Cornell University - Law School, University of Pretoria - Centre for Human Rights, Humboldt University of Berlin and University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (243,127)

Abstract:

sovereign debt, sovereign bankruptcy, international law, debt sustainability, human rights, business and human rights, indicators, legitimacy, global governance, debt crisis, financial crisis

37.

Inside Safe Assets

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Anna Gelpern and Erik F. Gerding
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Colorado Law School
Downloads 0 (72,577)

Abstract:

Financial stability, safe assets, macroprudential regulation, legal fiction, financial crisis, bankruptcy, debt

38.

Sovereign Debt: Now What?

Yale Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 0 (147,677)

Abstract:

Sovereign Debt, Sovereign Bonds, Bankruptcy, Contract Reform, IMF, UN, Financial Crisis, Argentina, Greece, Ukraine

39.

Count the Limbs: Designing Robust Aggregation Clauses in Sovereign Bonds

Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises (Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia 2016)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
Anna Gelpern, Ben Heller and Brad Setser
Georgetown University Law Center, Hutchin Hill Capital and Roubini Global Economics, LLC
Downloads 0 (343,635)

Abstract:

Sovereign debt restructuring, sovereign bankruptcy, sovereign bonds, creditor collective action, CACs, IMF, G20, Argentina, Greece, debt crisis, contract modification, contract design, contract drafting, international financial architecture, financial crisis

40.

The Puzzle of PDVSA Bond Prices

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2016
Paolo Colla, Anna Gelpern and G. Mitu Gulati
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Georgetown University Law Center and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 0 (118,296)

Abstract:

Venezuela, pricing, sovereign debt, contracts

41.

When Governments Write Contracts: Policy and Expertise in Sovereign Debt Markets

Contractual Knowledge: One Hundred Years of Experimentation in Global Markets (Cambridge Univ. Press), Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-51
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Nov 2015
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law, Duke University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 0 (262,215)

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42.

The Wonder-Clause

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 41, pp. 367-385, 2013
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 30 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2016
Anna Gelpern and G. Mitu Gulati
Georgetown University Law Center and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 0 (322,447)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legal theory of finance, Eurozone, sovereign debt, collective action clauses

43.

Sovereign Damage Control

Peterson Institute for International Economics, pp.1-14, 2013-PB13
Posted: 29 Sep 2013
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center

Abstract:

debt legislation, debt, sovereign damage

44.

Banks, Governments and Debt Crises

Foreign Policy Association Great Decisions 2011
Posted: 08 Jan 2011
Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University Law Center

Abstract:

financial crisis, bank resolution, sovereign debt