Financial Product Fundamentals is a comprehensive reference on the regulations, benefits, advantages, pricing, distribution, marketing, and current and future viability of registered offerings. It includes expert analysis of private placements, mutual funds, hedge funds, money market funds, exchange traded funds, real estate investment trusts, international investment funds, variable insurance products, and other instruments.
Now in a second edition, Financial Product Fundamentals has been completely revised to reflect the Dodd-Frank Act, SEC actions, and other regulatory changes made to spur the economy and reform the financial markets. It includes coverage of foreign broker-dealers; Rule 483 advertising, or advertising that can be done prior to delivery of a statutory or summary prospectus and includes information that may be different from or in addition to that contained in the prospectus, so long as it does not conflict; insurance-linked securities; and life settlements. It includes many helpful charts, tables, and other graphics.Updated at least once a year, Financial Product Fundamentals: Law • Business • Compliance is an important reference for securities professionals and attorneys, general practitioners, compliance and risk officers, federal and state regulators, and investors, helping them to stay current on the laws applicable to each of the types of financial instruments.