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Anatomy of a Meltdown: A Dual Financial Biography of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

Michael P. Malloy


  • ISBN: 9780735594586

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    Anatomy of a Meltdown: A Dual Financial Biography of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis, traces the course of two financial icons, Lehman Brothers and WaMu—one operating in the investment sector, the other in the consumer financial services sector—on their path to financial ruin. Illuminating the nature and severity of the subprime mortgage crisis, author Michael P. Malloy presents a clear and cogent analysis of the global economic meltdown, the steps necessary to restore the financial markets, and measures that must be taken to avoid similar crises in the future.

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    Page Count 304
    Published 07/19/2010
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    Chapter 1. Introduction: Two Windows into a Crisis
    Chapter 2. Operations Prior to Insolvency
    Chapter 3. Origins of Two Financial Icons
    Chapter 4. The End of Two Worlds
    Chapter 5. Ashes and The Phoenix
    Chapter 6. Parables and Lessons



  • Author Information

    Michael P. Malloy

    An internationally recognized expert on bank regulation and on economic sanctions, Dr. Malloy has served in a number of positions in Washington, D.C., including attorney-adviser with the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control and with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and Special Counsel (Disclosure and Enforcement Policy) at the Securities and Exchange Commission. He has served on the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law and as the Editor of the Proceedings of the American Society of Interna­tional Law; Chair of the Committee on Economic Sanctions of the Internation­al Law Association (American Branch); and, Chair of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Banking Law Anthology. He has recently served as Chair of the Section on Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services of the Association of American Law Schools. In 2006, he was appointed a member of the Athens Institute for Education and Research.

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