Yale Humboldt Consumer Law Lectures

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Monday, June 6, 2016, 2 7 p.m. Humboldt University Berlin, Senatssaal Yale Humboldt Consumer Law Lectures Prof. Richard Brooks Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School Law, Exit, Voice
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Monday, June 6, 2016, 2 7 p.m. Humboldt University Berlin, Senatssaal Yale Humboldt Consumer Law Lectures Prof. Richard Brooks Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School Law, Exit, Voice and Loyalty Prof. Henry B. Hansmann Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law, Yale Law School Should the Law Respect Corporate Subsidiaries? Prof. Roberta Romano Sterling Professor of Law and Director of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, Yale Law School A Retrospective of the CFPB s Activities In the Yale Humboldt Consumer Law Lectures, Professors from Yale Law School and other leading US-Law Schools will present their recent research in the field of consumer law at Humboldt Law School every spring. The lecture series is organized by Prof. Susanne Augenhofer, LL.M. (Yale). Program 2.00 p.m. Welcome by Professor Susanne Augenhofer and the President of the Humboldt University, Professor Sabine Kunst 2.15 p.m. Law, Exit, Voice and Loyalty, Professor Richard Brooks, Columbia Law School 3.15 p.m. Coffee break 3.45 p.m. Should the Law Respect Corporate Subsidiaries?, Professor Henry B. Hansmann, Yale Law School 4.45 p.m. Break 5.00 p.m. A Retrospective of the CFPB s Activities, Professor Roberta Romano, Yale Law School 6.00 p.m. Panel Discussion The event will be followed by a reception. Prof. Richard Brooks Columbia Law School Richard Brooks is the Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and also teaches at Yale Law School, where he was the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law before joining Columbia Law School in He previously taught law at both Cornell University and Northwestern University. Professor Brooks has published numerous books and articles that analyze behavior through the lens of economics, custom, and law. Professor Brooks work also includes articles about contract law and theory, experimental economics, the economics of environmental law, fairness, and perceptions of the legal system. Professor Brooks has a B.A. from Cornell, an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago. He has served inter alia on an advisory committee to the Social, Behavioral and Economics Sciences Division of the National Science Foundation and as a research specialist in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. Prof. Henry B. Hansmann Yale Law School Henry Hansmann is the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He received both a J.D. and a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University. His scholarship has focused principally on the law and economics of organizational ownership and design. He has written extensively about nonprofit organizations, the relationship between contract law and organizational law, the historical evolution of organizational forms, and the structure of property rights. In addition to his many articles, he is the author of The Ownership of Enterprise and, with others, The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Functional and Comparative Analysis. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, past recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, and past president of the American Law and Economics Association. Prof. Roberta Romano Yale Law School Roberta Romano is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Director of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law. Her research has focused on state competition for corporate charters, the political economy of takeover regulation, shareholder litigation, institutional investor activism in corporate governance, and the regulation of securities markets and financial instruments and institutions. Professor Romano is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the European Corporate Governance Institute, a research associate of the National Bureau for Economic Research, a past President of the American Law and Economics Association and the Society for Empirical Legal Studies, and a past co-editor of the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization. She is the author of The Genius of American Corporate Law and The Advantage of Competitive Federalism for Securities Regulation, and series editor of the Foundations of Law reader series and editor of the volume in the series, Foundations of Corporate Law (2d ed.). She received a J.D. from Yale Law School, a M.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from the University of Rochester.
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