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Professor Lastra participated in Yale's project on The Future of the Global Financial System

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Professor Lastra participated in The Future of the Global Financial System project at Yale University on 13 June 2014. She joined the video conference at the invitation of Professor Jeffrey E Garten of the Yale School of Management. 

Professor Lastra and Professor Garten discussed the following topics among others:

  • The difference between international law and legal cooperation across borders.
  • Comparisons on how national law works in the global economic sphere aside from finance, such as trade, investment or commercial competition.
  • The lessons to be drawn from the effort to forge more effective integration in the European region.
  • The role of powerful and independent institutions (the IMF, the FSB, the G-20, the BIS, etc) in formulating international financial and monetary law.
  • The question of whether multilateral cooperation may be substituted for a greater level of international law in regards to finance and monetary affairs.
  • The cost to the global financial system of underdeveloped international law.
  • The development of international law relating to monetary affairs and financial regulation.
  • The most important research questions that are being worked on or that need to be worked on.