How Much Do You Know About the First Global Credit Crisis?

June 2022 marks the 250th anniversary of the outbreak of the 1772-3 credit crisis. Although not widely known today, this was arguably the first “modern” global financial crisis in terms of the role that private-sector credit and financial products played in it, in the paths of financial contagion that propagated the initial shock, and in …

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Swiss Debt Pushdown Acquisition Structure – Always Learning Something New

Update February 6, 2018 – The case below was dismissed on February 1, 2018. You can see the Judge’s order here. Someone sent me a copy of a complaint filed against a number of entities in Florida. I get a lot of these things sent to me. But this one caught my eye because it …

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