Derivatives: Financial Products Report (journal) will tell you what’s happening in the derivatives world (particularly in the current credit/sub-prime crisis), who’s doing it, and what it means to you and your clients.
With $450 trillion (2008 national amounts) in assets invested or managed by derivatives, the derivatives market is the largest in the world. DERIVATIVES will provide timely updates on new developments affecting the tax, regulation and accounting of derivatives, as well as in-depth analysis of the products and their uses. Some topics covered are:
Some topics covered are:
This work provides a broad discussion of financial derivatives and the applicable U.S. law and regulation, as well a comprehensive discussion of U.S. Federal income taxation of derivatives. In addition, because many financial derivative transactions are "cross-border," this work includes chapters addressing the taxation of derivatives outside of the U.S. Financial products analyzed (and their regulation) include: futures, options, swaps, caps, straddles, and floors; hybrid and synthetic securities; asset-backed securities; and money market funds. Other topics include OTC derivatives markets, private investment funds, wash sales, mark-to-market rules, and business hedging.