The Fifteenth Annual
NYU / PENN CONFERENCE ON LAW AND FINANCE

The 2019 NYU / Penn Conference on Law & Finance is scheduled at NYU Stern School of Business in February, 2019.

Friday, February 22, 2019
9:30am to 5:00pm

Saturday, February 23, 2019
8:30am to 12:30pm

Sponsored by
The NYU Pollack Center for Law & Business
The University of Pennsylvania Institute for Law and Economics

Conference Organizers
Yakov Amihud, NYU Stern School of Business
Stephen Choi, NYU School of Law
Jill Fisch, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Itay Goldstein, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
David Yermack, NYU Stern School of Business

Confirmed Papers:

Index Funds and the Future of Corporate Governance: Theory, Evidence, and Policy
Presenter: Lucian Bebchuk, Harvard Law School
Co-author: Scott Hirst, Boston University School of Law

Bond Covenants and Investment Policy
Presenter: Sandrine Docgne Penlap, C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston

Bank Transparency and Deposit Flows
Presenter: Itay Goldstein, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-authors: Qi Chen, Duke University, Zeqiong Huang, Yale University, and Rahul Vashishtha, Duke University

Long-Term Economic Consequences of Hedge Fund Activist Interventions 
Presenter: Charles McClure, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Co-authors: Ed deHaan, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, David F. Larcker, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Common Ownership and Coordinated Effects
Presenter: Edward Rock, NYU School of Law
Co-authors: Daniel Rubinfeld, NYU School of Law & Berkeley Law School

The Impact of the Durbin Amendment on Banks, Merchants, and Consumers
Presenter: Natasha Sarin, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Co-author: Vladimir Mukharlyamov, Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business

Hidden Holdouts: Contract Arbitrageurs and the Pricing of Collective Rights
Presenters: Robert Scott, Columbia Law School, and Mitu Gulati, Duke University School of Law
Co-author: Stephen Choi, NYU School of Law

Credit default swaps, agency problems, and management incentives
Presenter: David Yermack, NYU Stern School of Business
Co-authors: Jongsub Lee, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, and Junho Oh, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida