PART 1: MONEY MARKET FUNDS IN THE EU; PART 2: MONEY MARKET FUNDS IN THE US; PART 3: COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS
Dr Viktoria Baklanova, CFA, PRM, Chief Credit Officer at Acacia Capital. Dr. Baklanova is a seasoned capital markets, risk and credit professional, joining Acacia Capital from Fitch Ratings in New York where since 2006 she was a Senior Director in the Fund and Asset Manager Rating Group. Dr. Baklanova's experience prior to Fitch includes 6 years with Moody's Investor Service rating money market funds, bond funds, local government pools and senior securities issued by closed end funds. Dr. Baklanova received her PhD in Finance Law from the University of Westminster Law School in London, her MS in Finance from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, and her Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics with a Minor in Computer Science from the Novosibirsk State University in Russia. She completed an advanced Financial Engineering program at Columbia University in New York, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. She speaks widely at money market industry conferences and forums. Joseph Tanega, BA Princeton University, MPhil Oxon, Juris Doctor, is Reader of International Financial Law, Westminster School of Law, University of Westminster, Professor of Regulation and Supervision of Retail Banking, Alma Graduate School, University of Bologna, Professor of Law and Finance, Grenoble Graduate School of Business, Grenoble Ecole de Management, and Professor of Law, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah. He is Director of the Corporate Finance Law LLM & PhD programmes at the University of Westminster.
This collection of essays edited by two recognised finance experts represents cutting edge and balanced thinking in the mechanics, legal status and operations of Money Market Funds. It is an indispensable companion for policy-makers, lawyers, regulators and scholars with an interest in this fast-moving field. * Emilios Avgouleas, Chair in International Banking Law and Finance, University of Edinburgh * The book will provide useful information on the evolution of the European (and non-US) money market fund industry. * Jeffrey Gordon, Columbia Law School * This is the most detailed and comprehensive account of money fund regulation to date. It's a must-read for every money market professional or anyone interested in the short term markets. * Zak Green, Western Asset Managment * The authors in this important collection examine every aspect of money market funds from their history, through their functions, their types, to the appropriate forms of regulation. This monumental work will be the standard reference text for the foreseeable future. * John Flood, Prof of Law and Sociology, University of Westminster Law School *