Law & Finance Seminar Series

Each spring semester, the center hosts the Law & Finance Seminar Series, which assembles a prestigious group of scholars to discuss their academic works in the fields of law and finance.

Spring 2019 Presentations:

February 7, 2019
12:00 - 1:20PM
The Strategies of Anticompetitive Common Ownership
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC M4-90
Marcel Kahan - NYU School of Law, and Scott Hemphill - NYU School of Law

February 28, 2019
12:00 - 1:20PM
Golden Parachutes and the Limits of Shareholder Voting
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC M4-90
Albert Choi - University of Virginia School of Law

April 11, 2019
12:00 - 1:20PM
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC M5-50
Passive Asset Management, Securities Lending and Stock Prices
Darius Palia - Rutgers Business School
**Note, different location than previous events.

April 18, 2019
12:00 - 1:20PM
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC M4-90
Short and Report
Vyacheslav (Slava) Fos - Carroll School of Management, Boston College

May 2, 2019
12:00 - 1:20PM
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC M4-110
Lethality of Managerial Resistance in Hostile Bids
Pradeep Yadav - Price College of Business, Division of Finance, The University of Oklahoma and Visiting Research Professor at NYU Stern School of Business

Fall 2018 Presentations:

November 1, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00PM
Endogenous Control Rights: Covenant Defeasance in Corporate Bonds
NYU Stern School of Business, KMC M4-90
Zsuzsanna Fluck - Department of Finance, Michigan State University

Spring 2018 Presentations:

February 8, 2018
12:00 - 1:20PM
The Difficulty of Being Good: The Efficacy of Integrity Hotlines
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC M4-90
​Eugene Soltes
- Harvard Business School 

March 8, 2018
12:00 - 1:20PM
Lawyer CEOs (PDF: 1,536 KB)
​NYU Stern School of Business, 4-110
Todd Henderson - The University of Chicago Law School

April 5, 2018
12:00 - 1:20PM
The Hausmann-Gorky Effect (PDF: 1,198 KB)
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC 4-90
Mitu Gulati - Duke Law School

April 26, 2018
12:00 - 1:20PM
Decentralized Mining in Centralized Pools (PDF: 1,013 KB)
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC 4-90
Jiasun Li - George Mason University Business School 

Spring 2017 Presentations:

March 2, 2017
12:00 - 1:20PM
The Impact of Mandated Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from India’s Companies Act of 2013 (PDF: 6,839 KB)
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC 3-65
Vikramaditya Khanna - University of Michigan Law School

March 9, 2017
12:00 - 1:20PM
In Search of Board Independence: Former Employees, Shades of Gray and Director Classifications Revisited (PDF: 2,048 KB)
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC 3-65
Jongsub Lee -Warrington College of Business, University of Florida

April 13, 2017
12:00 - 1:20PM
Contracting Out of the Fiduciary Duty of Loyalty: An Empirical Analysis of Corporate Opportunity Waivers (PDF: 71,217 KB)
Technical Companion piece to the paper presented: A Machine Learning Classifier for Corporate Opportunity Waivers (PDF: 257 KB)
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC 3-65
Eric Talley - Columbia Law School

April 20, 2017
12:00 - 1:20PM
Are Shareholder Votes Rigged? (PDF: 1,253 KB)
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC 2-90
Daniel Metzger - Stockholm School of Economics

Fall 2016 Presentations:

February 25, 2016
12:00 - 1:20PM
Equity Issuances and Agency Costs: The Telling Story of Shareholder Approval around the World (PDF: 1,070 KB)
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC 2-65
Clifford G. Holderness - Boston College Carroll School of Management

March 24th, 2016
12:00 - 1:20PM
Revitalizing SEC Rule 14a-8’s Ordinary Business Exemption: Preventing Shareholder Micromanagement by Proposal (Draft) (PDF: 1,108 KB)
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC 2-65
Stephen Bainbridge  - UCLA School of Law

April 7th, 2016
12:00 - 1:20PM
Do Courts Matter for Firm Value? Evidence from the U.S. Court System (PDF: 1,717 KB)
NYU Stern School of Business, KMC 2-65
Christoph Herpfer - École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

April 21st, 2016
12:00 - 1:20PM
The Buyers’ Perspective on Security Design:  Hedge Funds and Convertible Bond Call Provisions (PDF: 545 KB)
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC 2-65
Patrick Verwijmeren - Erasmus Research Institute of Management

April 28th, 2016
12:00 - 1:20PM
The Heavy Costs of High Bail: Evidence from Judge Randomization (PDF: 1,343 KB)
​NYU Stern School of Business, KMC 2-65
Arpit Gupta - Columbia Business School