Abstract: This timely book is an up-to-date view of the nature of the global financial crisis and the various statutory, regulatory and policy responses to it. As such, it focuses on recent developments and underlying policy issues. It looks closely at financial and economic aspects of the recent credit crisis as well as the purely legal dimensions. By its nature, it is cross-disciplinary. This book is a valuable tool for any law student looking to understand the legal and regulatory factors implicated in the global credit crisis.