School of Law

Corporate Law Lecture Series: 'Marginalising Risk'

17 November 2010

Time: 6:00 - 7:00pm
Venue: Council Chamber, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR


Professor Steven Schwarcz, Stanley A. Star Professor of Law & Business at Duke University

The lecture will examine why modern finance disperses risk; why such risk dispersion can create market failures, causing investors to underestimate and under-protect against risk; and how these market failures should be regulated.

A drinks reception will follow the lecture

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