Enron Rerun: The Credit Crisis in Three 'Easy' Pieces

LESSONS FROM THE FINANCIAL CRISIS: CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES AND OUR ECONOMIC FUTURE, p. 43, R. Kolb, ed., Wiley, 2010

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1130

Posted: 20 Aug 2010 Last revised: 22 Sep 2010

Jonathan C. Lipson

Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law

Date Written: June 2, 2010

Abstract

The credit crisis of 2008-2009 and the Enron debacle share far more than most people recognize. This brief book chapter explains how and why.

Keywords: credit crisis, enron, financial regulation, credit ratings, complexity, moral hazard, securities law, securitization, credit derivatives, credit default swaps,

JEL Classification: K22

Suggested Citation

Lipson, Jonathan C., Enron Rerun: The Credit Crisis in Three 'Easy' Pieces (June 2, 2010). LESSONS FROM THE FINANCIAL CRISIS: CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES AND OUR ECONOMIC FUTURE, p. 43, R. Kolb, ed., Wiley, 2010; Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1130. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1619496

Jonathan C. Lipson (Contact Author)

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