Krawiec, Kimberly D. | January 1, 2001

In this special symposium issue, the Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business tackles what promises to be one of the most interesting and challenging legal fields of the 2 1st century: the regulation of derivatives and other complex financial products. Interestingly, this field experienced phenomenal growth and profound change during recent decades, yet is virtually guaranteed to assume even greater importance in the coming century and, accordingly, to present even greater challenges for investors, market professionals, and regulators.