Upcoming Events

February 21, 2017 - 12:15pm

Gabriel D. Rosenberg ‘09, Partner, Financial Institutions Group, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, “The Future of Financial Regulatory Reform under the Trump Administration.” Co-sponsored by the Yale Law & Business Society. 

Chirelstein Colloquium Room 110
February 23, 2017 - 12:00pm

Yun-chien Chang, Academica Sinica, “Is Corporate Law Trivial in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan? An Empirical Study of Mandatory Rules, Default Rules and Menus.”  Co-sponsored with The Paul Tsai China Center.

Wasserman Workshop in Law & Finance Room 129
March 3, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Blockchain:  The Future of Finance and Capital Markets?

Panel Discussion I:  ”Increasing Payment Efficiency​,” with panelists Jessie Cheng, Deputy General Counsel, Ripple; Rob Hunter, Executive Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel, The Clearing House; Jonathan Macey ‘82, YLS Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law; Joseph Torregrossa, Counsel and Assistant Vice President, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; and moderator Nancy Liao ’05, John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Executive Director, YLS Center for the Study of Corporate Law and YLS Associate Research Scholar in Law

Panel Discussion II:  ”Post-Trade Clearing and Settlement,” with panelists Chris Church​, Chief Business Development Officer, Digital Asset Holdings; Maureen O’Hara, Robert W. Purcell Professor of Finance at the Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University; Rebecca Simmons​, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP; Mark Wetjen, Head of Global Public Policy, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation; and moderator Roberta Romano ’80, YLS Sterling Professor of Law and Director, YLS Center for the Study of Corporate Law

Keynote address by Jerome Powell, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 

Panel Discussion III:  ”Smart Contracts,” with panelists Ian Ayres ‘86, YLS William K. Townsend Professor of Law; Charley Cooper​, Managing Director, R3; Nina Kilbride, Head of Legal Engineering, Monax Industries, Ltd.; Scott O’Malia, Chief Executive Officer, International Swaps and Derivatives Association; and moderator Alexander Dyck, Professor in Corporate Governance and Professor of Finance and Business Economics, the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management, Academic Director of the Director’s Education Program, and YLS Visiting Senior Research Scholar

Panel Discussion IV:  ”The Central Bank Perspective,” with panelists William Goetzmann, Edwin J. Beinecke Professor of Finance and Management Studies, Yale School of Management and Director, the International Center for Finance; Andrew Hauser, Executive Director, Banking, Payments and Financial Resilience, the Bank of England; Ross Leckow, Deputy General Counsel, the International Monetary Fund; Carolyn Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor, the Bank of Canada; and moderator Gregory Fleming ‘88, YLS Senior Research Scholar in Law, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, YLS Center for the Study of Corporate Law, and YLS Visiting Lecturer in Law

Weil, Gotshal & Manges Roundtable TBA
March 8, 2017 - 12:15pm

Michael Held, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, “Reforming Culture and Conduct in the Financial Services Industry: How Can Lawyers Help?” Co-sponsored by the Yale Law & Business Society and the Career Development Office.

Chirelstein Colloquium Faculty Lounge
March 23, 2017 - 4:10pm

Richard G. Vanden Bergh, Professor, University of Vermont Grossman School of Business.  Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics, & Organization Workshop.

Wasserman Workshop in Law & Finance Room 121
April 6, 2017 - 12:15pm

Robert J. Giuffra, Jr. ‘87, Partner, Litigation Group, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, “Navigating the Volkswagen Emissions Crisis: From Start to Landmark Settlement in Record Time.”  Co-sponsored by Yale Law & Business Society.

Chirelstein Colloquium Room 128
April 17, 2017 - 4:30pm

Marianne BertrandChris P. Dialynas Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Board Quotas in Norway.”

Winter Lectures Faculty Lounge
April 20, 2017 - 12:15pm

Vivek Ramaswamy ‘13, CEO, Roivant Sciences, Inc., “Reimagining Biopharma:  A Conversation with Vivek Ramaswamy.” Co-sponsored by the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School, Yale Law & Business Society, and the Career Development Office.

Chirelstein Colloquium Faculty Lounge