Workshop Year 2008-2009

September 16, 2008

Effi Benmelech, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University, “Vintage Capital and Creditor Protection” (co-authored with Nittai Bergman).

October 2, 2008

Robert Daines ‘92, Pritzker Professor of Law and Business, Stanford Law School, “Rating the Ratings: How Good are Commercial Governance Ratings?”

November 18, 2008

Jonathan Karpoff, Norman J. Metcalfe Endowed Professor in Finance, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, “Do Short Sellers Detect Overpriced Firms? Evidence from SEC Enforcement Actions.”

February 3, 2009

Stephen Choi, Murray and Kathleen Bring Professor of Law, New York University School of Law and Jill E. Fisch ‘85, Perry Golkin Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, “Director Elections and the Influence of Proxy Advisors.”

April 23, 2009

Michael Klausner ‘81, Nancy and Charles Munger Professor of Business and Professor of Law, Stanford Law School, “Are Securities Class Actions ‘Supplemental’ to SEC Enforcement? An Empirical Analysis.”