A Primer to Asset Backed Securisation (The Transformation of Risks)
AbstractThis paper provides an introduction to a form of financial innovation which is the relatively recent phenomenon of asset backed securisation (ABS). An overview of the related issues and importance of this trend towards asset backed securisation in the UK by financial institutions is provided. Specifically, these issues are: the transformation of risks; whether recourse exists; and, what is the appropriate accounting treatment.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Southampton - Department of Accounting and Management Science in its series Papers with number 96-131.
Length: 37 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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