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A Primer to Asset Backed Securisation (The Transformation of Risks)

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  • Wolfe, S.

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This 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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  • Wolfe, S., 1996. "A Primer to Asset Backed Securisation (The Transformation of Risks)," Papers 96-131, University of Southampton - Department of Accounting and Management Science.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:sotoam:96-131
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    Keywords

    FINANCIAL MARKET; INTERNATIONAL FINANCE; RISK; MANAGEMENT;

    JEL classification:

    • D80 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - General
    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • G30 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - General
    • G31 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Capital Budgeting; Fixed Investment and Inventory Studies
    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting

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