The Public Responsibility of Structured Finance Lawyers
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Capital Markets Law Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, p. 6, 2006
Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 124
Lawyers, increasingly, are scrutinized as to their public responsibility when companies fail, particularly where the lawyer's involvement with the failed company is nontraditional and, arguably, intertwined with the failure. One of the least traditional roles of lawyers today is as counsel in structured finance transactions. This article focuses on the public responsibility of lawyers involved in these transactions.
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Date posted: September 13, 2006