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Feb
2009

Credit Default Swaps: A Brief Insurance Primer

Corporate Counsel

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PUBLISHED ON: February 13, 2009

Credit Default Swaps (“CDS”) are part of a $62 trillion market that have gone from obscure to infamous in a matter of months, if not weeks. Yet along the way, many people were left without a clear understanding of what CDS are or how they compare to – or differ from – insurance.