In this first of a four-part series of articles, the author explores the nature of international financial law as an academic and professional discipline. Professionals and academics have always had some mental model in their heads of what they are doing. It is sometimes useful to test that model against the reality of the market and, in so doing, perhaps develop a new model useful for professionals and academics alike.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2009
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