I should like to thank my wife, Sheila, for all her encouragement and patience in the writing of this book. Our dining room table is once again empty of drafts and research materials, which appeals to her minimalist tendencies. I thank her for all her sacrifices over the past year.
I also thank my daughter, Abigail, for much typing at the later stages of producing this book.
I should like to thank Kevin McNulty, Chief Executive of the International Securities Lending Association for assistance on three questions during the writing of this book.
Christian Johnson and I should like to thank the International Securities Lending Association and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association for kindly permitting ...