Special issue on derivatives

Managerial Finance

ISSN: 0307-4358

Article publication date: 19 October 2010


(2010), "Special issue on derivatives", Managerial Finance, Vol. 36 No. 12. https://doi.org/10.1108/mf.2010.00936laa.002



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Special issue on derivatives

Article Type: Call for papers From: Managerial Finance, Volume 36, Issue 12.

Guest Editors: Professor Shuangzhe Liu and Professor Milind Sathye, University of Canberra

Managerial Finance (MF) invites paper submissions for a special issue devoted to financial derivatives. These instruments have been largely blamed for the Global Financial Crisis. The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission set up by the US Government is specifically examining the issue of the role derivatives played in the financial crisis. Given the topical importance of derivatives as global economy inches to recovery, the special issue invites papers that look at all aspects of derivative instruments, their pricing, rating, regulation and more. The challenges in evaluating and addressing the risks that these instruments posed to regulators and participants in the financial markets are of particular importance.

Topics Topics could include legal and regulatory issues, accounting and tax issues, servicing and disclosure issues relating to: .

  • OTC derivatives

  • Securitization . Swaps

  • Credit derivatives

  • Options and futures

  • Leasing

  • Investing and trading in asset-backed securities (ABS) and

  • Collateralized debt obligations (CDOs)

Specific topics could include: .

  • Valuations of derivatives and the impact on financial positions of market participants

  • Challenges for regulators and market participants in evaluating and addressing risks posed by derivative instruments in general and the OTC derivatives in particular

  • Role played by rating agencies in valuing derivatives

  • Governance issues arising out of derivatives trading by market participants

  • Policy issues arising out of the precise role the derivatives played in the recent financial crisis

  • Ways to bring about comprehensive oversight and transparency to the derivatives markets

  • Management of derivatives portfolio by financial market participants

Deadline for submission: 31 December 2010Deadline for decisions: 30 September 2011

Submission details

Please submit via MF ScholarOne Manuscripts: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/mf For author submission guidelines and full editorial team details, please go to: www.emeraldinsight.com/mf.htm

For any other queries regarding this special issue please contact the Guest Editors: Professor Shuangzhe Liu E-mail: shuangzhe.liu@canberra.edu.au or Professor Milind Sathye E-mail: milind.sathye@canberra.edu.au