Christian A. Johnson

Widener University - Commonwealth Law School

Commonwealth Professor of Business Advising; Director, Business Advising Program; Former Dean (2015-2020)

3800 Vartan Way

Harrisburg, PA 17110-9380

United States

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Derivatives and Rehypothecation Failure: It's 3:00 P.M., Do You Know Where Your Collateral is?

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 15 Jul 2005
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 1,545 (16,952)

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Derivative, rehypothecation, repledge, uniform commercial code, damages, interest rate swaps, collateral, insolvent, bankrupt, bankruptcy, insolvency, ISDA, international swaps and derivatives association

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Netting, Financial Contracts, and Banks: The Economic Implications

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Feb 2004
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Research Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Loyola University Chicago
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Regulatory Arbitrage, Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and Dodd-Frank: The Implications of US Global OTC Derivative Regulation

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 31 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2014
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 563 (69,113)
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over-the-counter derivative, OTC derivative, regulatory arbitrage, extraterritoriality, extraterritorial jurisdiction, Dodd-Frank, Dodd Frank

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Assessing a Decade of Interstate Bank Branching

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2007-03
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2007
Tara Rice and Christian A. Johnson
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 540 (72,836)
Citation 20

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Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act, interstate branching, out-of-state entry

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Exigent and Unusual Circumstances: The Federal Reserve and the U.S. Financial Crisis

Law Reform and Financial Markets (ed Kern Alexander and Niamh Molongy) (2011) (London: Edward Elgar)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2013
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 441 (92,920)

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Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, financial crisis, credit crunch, Federal Reserve Act, section 13(3), Bear Stearns, AIG, Citigroup, Bank of America, Central Bank Swap Facility, mortgage-backed securities, MBS, MBS Purchase Program

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The Enigma of Clearing Buy Side OTC Derivatives

Futures and Derivatives Law Report, Vol. 29, No. 11, December 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 413 (100,293)

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derivatives, clearing, clearinghouse, regulated central counterparty, exchange, futures

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At the Intersection of Bank and Finance Derivatives: Who Has the Right of Way?

Tennessee Law Review Vol. 66, No. 1, Fall 1998
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 361 (116,904)

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Derivative, Over the Counter, OTC, Bankruptcy, Derivative Documentation, Lender, Loan, bank, Thrifty Oil, Damages, setoff, ISDA, international swaps and derivatives association, master agreement

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The Financial Services Lawyer's Bookshelf: A Selected Bibliography of Payment, Clearing and Settlement Resources

Journal of Payment Systems Law, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 485, October 2006
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 03 Nov 2006
Christian A. Johnson and Robert S. Steigerwald
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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central bank, commercial bank, bibliography, clearing, settlement, payment, securities, futures, derivatives

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Wild Card Statutes, Parity, and National Banks - the Renascence of State Banking Powers

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 26, No. 3, p. 351-379, 1995
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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banking regulation, bank, bank statute, bankings system, financial institutions

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Justice and the Administrative State: The Fdic and the Superior Bank Failure (Essay)

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 36, p. 483, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Sep 2005
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 201 (210,424)

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Economic regulation, bank failure, Superior, Pritzker, receiver, conservator, FDIC, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, administrative agency, justice, fairness

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A Bank By Any Other Name . . .

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Nov 2007
Christian A. Johnson and George G. Kaufman
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Loyola University Chicago
Downloads 196 (215,251)

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bank, industrial loan corporation, bank holding company

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The Central Bank’s Role in the Payment System: Legal and Policy Aspects

Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law (2008 International Monetary Fund), pg. 445-470, 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Christian A. Johnson and Robert S. Steigerwald
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 195 (216,227)

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central bank, payment system, clearing, interbank settlement, interbank payment

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Banking, Antitrust and Derivatives: Untying the Antitying Restrictions

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 49, pp. 1-56, 2001
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 190 (221,212)

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OTC Derivative, Antitying, Tying, Bank Holding Company Act, BHCA, Anticompetitive in Nature, Risk Management, Business Risks, Interest Rate Swap, Banks, Banking

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Minimizing the Risks of Otc Derivatives Through Loan Documentation

Journal of Lending & Credit Risk Management, p. 72, September 1999 , Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 66, 1998
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 145 (277,242)

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Derivative, Over the Counter, OTC, Exchange Derivatives, Documentation, Drafting, Loan, Lender, Damages, Risk, Minimizing Risk, Pledging Collateral, Events of Default, Loan Covenants, ISDA, International Swaps and Derivatives Association

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Holding Credit Hostage for Underwriting Ransom: Rethinking Bank Antitying Rules

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 64, p. 157, 2002
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 99 (364,537)

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Investment Banks, Antitying, Tying, Bank Holding Company Act, BHCA, Commercial Banks, Glass-Steagall, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, History, Underwriting, Statutes

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Risky Business: Acting as Lender and Otc Derivatives Dealer with the Same Customer

Journal of Lending & Credit Risk Management, p. 66, October 1999
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 83 (406,270)

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Derivative, Over the Counter, OTC, loan, lender, master agreement, bankruptcy, insolvency, Ummatured Interest, Thrifty Oil, ISDA, international swaps and derivatives association

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Pushing Shadow Banking into the Light: Reforming the U.S. Tri‐Party Repo Market

Research Handbook in Shadow Banking (2018 Forthcoming), Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 17-14
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 26 May 2021
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Repo, repurchase agreement, tri-party repo, triparty repo, shadow banking

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A Primer on Netting Legal Opinions for Master Agreements

41 No. 10 Futures & Derivatives L. Rep. NL 2, Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 21-26
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Dec 2021
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 77 (424,284)

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netting opinion, OTC, master agreements, ISDA, insolvency, derivative, regulatory capital rules, due diligence

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An Employee Home Office Expense Deduction for the New Normal

Tax Notes Federal Vol. 171 Iss. 1 (April 5, 2021) p. 41, Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 21-21
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Jun 2021
Christian A. Johnson and Samuel D. Brunson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
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Home office deduction; home office expenses; pandemic; rent expense; office expense

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Sovereign Immunity in Repo and Derivative Documentation: When to Worry - What to Do

Futures and Derivatives Law Report Vol. 41 Iss. 4 (2021), Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 21-20
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Jun 2021
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Sovereign Immunity; repos; isda master agreement; global master repurchase agreement; sovereign; sovereign wealth fund

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Good Intentions: Administrative Fiat and the General Welfare Exclusion

Washington University Law Review, Forthcoming, Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 22-04
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 24 Mar 2022
Samuel D. Brunson and Christian A. Johnson
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 52 (515,268)

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general welfare exclusion, indian general welfare exclusion, income, gross income, social security, apa, regulations, administrative discretion, irs, internal revenue service, federal income tax, congress, legislation, regulations, treasury

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From Fire Hose to Garden Hose: Section 13(3) of the Federal Reserve Act

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 50, 2019, Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 19-04
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2019
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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federal reserve act, federal reserve, section 13(3), DoddFrank, financial crisis, Lehman Brothers, OLA

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Deciphering Insolvency Events in Master Agreements and Similar Finance Agreements

Futures and Derivatives Law Report Vol. 41 Iss. 6 (2021), Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 21-22
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jul 2021
Christian A. Johnson and Richard Ziegler
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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ISDA master agreement, insolvency, bilateral contract, counterparty, bankruptcy, termination, derivatives

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Pledging Movable Property in Saudi Arabia

Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 22-02
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Apr 2022
Christian A. Johnson
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Saudi Arabia, secured lending, lien, collateral, security, personal property, movable property, intellectual property, limited liability company, Vision 2030