W. G. Hart Legal Workshop: 2009

Law Reform and Financial Markets: Institutions and Governance

The 36th W G Hart Legal Workshop addressed the theme Law Reform and Financial Markets: Institutions and Governance. The Workshop was held at the Spy Room, Gray's Inn and at the Institute from Tuesday 23rd to Thursday 25th June 2009.

Academic Directors:

  • Professor Kern Alexander (Queen Mary)
  • Dr Joanna Benjamin (London School of Economics and Political Science),
  • Professor Eilis Ferran (University of Cambridge)
  • Professor Niamh Moloney (London School of Economics and Political Science)

W. G. Hart Legal Workshop 2009 - Programme of speakers and papers (pdf)
W. G. Hart Legal Workshop 2009 - Abstracts (pdf)

Workshop Speakers:
Stelios Andreadakis, Oxford Brookes University
Corporate Governance in the European Union: The Day after Tomorrow
Dr Emilios Avgouleas, University of Manchester
The Regulation of Short-Selling in Financial Markets
Professor Alice Belcher, University of Dundee,
What Makes a Director Fit? An analysis of the workings of section 17 of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986
Professor Julia Black, London School of Economics and Political Science
What Future for Principles Based Regulation?
Professor Robert R. Bliss,Wake Forest University, USA
Systemic Risk and Derivatives: The Limitations of Bankruptcy
Dr Qingxiu Bu, Queen's University, Belfast
Corporate Governance in China: The Derivative Action Dimension
Dr Tom Burns, University of Aberdeen
The Shadow Banking System as a New Source of Financial Turmoil
Dr Giovanni Cespa, Queen Mary, University of London
Insiders-Outsiders, Transparency and the Value of the Ticker
Jonathan Coates, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Testosterone and Traders
Professor Michael Dempster, University of Cambridge
Can the Opaque be Made Transparent? A Study of Complex Toxic Financial Products
Professor Nicholas Dorn, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Ponzi Finance, Regulatory Capture and the Credit Crunch
Dr Apostolos Gkoutzinis, Shearman and Sterling, LLP, London
Reinventing Securities Regulation in Global Markets
Dr Ioannis Glinavos, Kingston University
Regulation and the Role of Law in Economic Crisis
Dr Mariusz J Golecki, University of Lodz, Poland
Three Models of Derivatives Regulation: Some Thoughts on The Entanglement Between the Economic Theory and the Evolution of Law
Professor Luca Enriques, CONSOB, Rome, Italy; Dr Peter Lutz, Banking Supervision Department, BaFin, Germany
Redesigning Financial Regulation: Lessons Learned, Challenges Ahead - European Perspectives
Dr Federico Ferretti, Brunel Law School
A European Perspective on Consumer Loans and the Role of Credit Registries
Professor Dr Mariko Fujii, University of Tokyo, Japan
The Japanese Financial Crisis of 1991-2005 and the Regulatory Response
Sean Hagan, General Counsel, International Monetary Fund
The IMF and Financial Stability: Charting the path forward after the G20 Summit
Richard Heckinger, Financial Markets Group, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, USA
The Law and Regulation of Post-Trading Systems: Clearing and Settlement and Beyond
David Hertzell, Law Commissioner for England and Wales
Law Reform or Flexible Regulation? The Case for Reforming Insurance Contract Law
Professor Howell Jackson, Harvard Law School; David N Wall, Senior Counsel, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation,Washington DC.
Redesigning Financial Regulation: Lessons Learned, Challenges Ahead - US perspectives
Dr Erica Johansson, Mayer Brown International LLP
Navigating Changes to the ECB’s ASB Eligibility Criteria
Professor Christian Johnson, University of Utah, USA
“Unusual and Exigent Circumstances”: The Role of the U.S. Federal Reserve in the Recent Financial Crisis
Dr Takeshi Kanawa, Kokugakuin University, Japan
Legal Governance of Global Financial Markets: The Asian Experience
William Knight, Chairman, Financial Reporting Review Panel, London
The Operation of the Financial Reporting Review Panel
Professor Banu Kring, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
Taking Reform of Capital Market Law Seriously: A Turkish Example
Dr Hans Kuhn, General Counsel, Swiss National Bank; Nick Segal, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, LLP, London
The Policy Ambitions of Private Law in Financial Markets
Daniel Lefort, General Counsel, Bank for International Settlements;Martin Merlin, DG Financial Services and Policy, European Commission; Andrew Whittaker, General Counsel, Financial Services Authority
The International Dimension of Financial Regulation
Professor Patrick McAuslan, Birkbeck College, University of London
Whose Mortgage Is It Anyway? Producers, Consumers and the Law in the UK Mortgage Market
Catriona McCollam, Nottingham Law School
How to Fund UK Deposit Protection: The Future for the FSCS
PE Morris and L Lawton, University of Lancaster
Bank Failure and Deposit Protection in Offshore Britain: The Case of Guernsey
Dr Dieter Pesendorfer, Queen’s University, Belfast
Good-Bye Neoliberalism? Contested Policy Responses to Uncertain Consequences of the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis
Professor Iain Ramsay and Professor Toni Williams, University of Kent
The Crash that Launched A Thousand Fixes: Regulation of Consumer Credit after the Lending Revolution and the Credit Crunch
Silvana Rendel Beeri, National University of Ireland, University College Cork
The Influence of Institutional Enforcement of Company Law on the Irish Stock Market
Dr Costanza Russo, University of Bologna, Italy
The New Shape of Credit Institutions in the Future: Implications on Competition of the Bail out Plans in the European Union
Dr Prabirjit Sarkar, Economics Department, Jadavpur University, India
Does Credit Expansion Matter for Growth?
Professor Dalvinder Singh, University of Warwick
Margarita Sweeney-Baird, University of Birmingham Business School
A Market Based Approach to the Identification and Regulation of Systemic Risk
Dania Thomas, Keele University
Conceptualizing an Emergent Framework of Responsibility in Sovereign Debt
Professor Roman Tomasic, University of Durham
Towards a New Corporate Governance: Will the Financial Crisis change the World as we know it?
Professor Takis Tridimas, Queen Mary, University of London
Bank Bailouts and EU State Aid Rules
Agata Waclawik-Wejman, Polish-German Banking Law Centre, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland Of Corporations and Plumbers:
Shareholder Voting Rights and Securities Clearing and Settlement in Europe
Michael Waibel, University of Cambridge
Bondholders in International Arbitration
Susan Yin, Queen Mary, University of London
Financial Crisis and Financial Market Globalisation: Is there a Case for Harmonisation of Securities Regulation?
Dr Sanzhu Zhu, School of Oriental and African Studies, London
The Role of Law and Governance in Financial Market: The Case of Emerging Chinese Securities Market
Page last updated: 27th January 2021