The Finance and Capital Markets series is designed to bring you high-quality, cutting-edge information on the latest issues and developments in the financial world. These authoritative yet accessible books, written by experts in their field, provide clear, practical guidance not only for industry professionals, but also serve as a framework of current analysis for scholars and form a comprehensive reference resource for libraries.
Series Editor: Erik Banks is a Senior Risk Advisor for a European universal bank. Over the past 23 years, he has held senior risk positions in the investment banking and hedge fund sector in New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London and Munich. He is the author of more than 20 books on risk, derivatives, emerging markets and governance, including the Palgrave titles Failure of Wall Street, (2004), Dictionary of Finance, Investment and Banking (2009) and Dark Pools (2010).
Associate Editor: Gianluca Oricchio is Professor of Finance and Capital Markets, CBM University, Italy. He has held senior capital and risk management positions at several global financial institutions. He has been Head of ACPM in Capitalia Banking Group and Head Group Credit Treasury in Unicredit Group. Mr. Oricchio has written several books on financial markets, corporate finance and risk management.