Books By Tamar Frankel

Books by Tamar Frankel include her writings in the areas of mutual funds, securitization, financial system regulation, fiduciary law and corporate governance.

Institutional Self-Regulation (Compliance)

Institutional Self-Regulation (Compliance)

The Law of Institutional Self-Regulation (Compliance) is addressed to law students and practitioners. It aims at understanding and managing a system of self-regulation by financial institutions by a dual system of both law and culture. To be sure, the law requires institutions to self-regulate. But rules of law are not enough. In fact, the main mechanism for self-regulation is institutional culture. Both law and culture aim at ensuring institutional compliance with the law. -->More

The Regulation of Money Managers

The Regulation of Money Managers

Widely regarded as the most comprehensive and penetrating analysis of the regulation surrounding investment advisers and companies, The Regulation of Money Managers, Third Edition provides unsurpassed guidance for legal counsel in the field. Newly revised in a four-volume looseleaf format, The Regulation of Money Managers, Third Edition keeps you up-to-date with all significant new and proposed SEC rules, no-action letters, and interpretive releases, as well as important cases and relevant regulation from other agencies. More-->

Investment Management Regulation

Investment Management Regulation

By Tamar Frankel & Kenneth E. Burdon

This book deals with the laws governing investment companies: their creation, structure, corporate governance, operations (including the distribution of shares and the management of the portfolios) and dissolution. In particular, this case book focuses on new structures that have evolved in this area, such as ETFs and money market funds. -->More

The Ponzi Scheme Puzzle

The Ponzi Scheme Puzzle

Charles Ponzi perpetrated his infamous scheme almost a hundred years ago. But his method of using new investments to pay existing investors and finance a highflying lifestyle is alive and well: just as much money is lost in the United States today from Ponzi schemes as from shoplifting. Somehow, con artists are able to dazzle wealthy, educated individuals and sophisticated institutions and convince them to hand over huge sums of money. More-->

Fiduciary Law

Fiduciary Law

In Fiduciary Law, Tamar Frankel examines the structure, principles, themes, and objectives of fiduciary law. Fiduciaries, which include corporate managers, money managers, lawyers, and physicians among others, are entrusted with money or power. Frankel explains how fiduciary law is designed to offer protection from abuse of this method of safekeeping. More-->

Teaching Book: Legal Duties of Fiduciarie

Teaching Book: Legal Duties of Fiduciaries

Fiduciaries appear in many laws, such as contract, tort, corporate law, agency, partnership, criminal law, employment law, property law. But rarely are the policies of the fiduciary law examined as such, and rarely are fiduciaries examined together in a systematic manner. This book offers a study of the fiduciary family members and the different rules that govern them. More-->

Trust and Honesty

The goal of these course materials is to help students and seasoned practitioners recognize the ease with which trust and honesty can be lost, understand the impact of the business environment and social culture on trust and honesty, and explore measures to reinforce and, if necessary, restore trust and honesty in the business world. More-->

Trust and Honesty Case Study Companion

Trust and Honesty Case Study Companion

By Mark Fagan & Tamar Frankel

The goal of these course materials is to help students and seasoned practitioners recognize the ease with which trust and honesty can be lost, understand the impact of the business environment and social culture on trust and honesty, and explore measures to reinforce and, if necessary, restore trust and honesty in the business world. These course materials are founded on Trust and Honesty, American's Business Culture at a Crossroad (Frankel, 2006). More-->

Law and the Financial System - Securitization and Asset Backed Securities

Law and the Financial System - Securitization and Asset Backed Securities

By Tamar Frankel & Mark Fagan

Law and the Financial System: Securitization and Asset Backed Securities provides students and practitioners with a comprehensive source of materials and references for understanding the process and issues that surround the conversion of illiquid financial assets into tradable securities. The book begins with an overview of the financial system and the place of securitization in the system. More-->

Securitization

Securitization

Securitization is part of the financial system, whose purpose is to transfer money from savers—those who postpone consumption—to borrowers—who need money for productive purposes, or for consumption (which creates production). Savers—investors—pay borrowers for the borrowers obligations (to return the money with interest or profits). More-->