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American Society of Comparative Law Younger Comparativists Committee | Comparative Business and Financial Law Workshop

February 10-11, 2017
University of Kansas School of Law
107 Green Hall | Lawrence, KS

Draft Schedule

8:00 - 9:00 BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION
Green Hall Informal Commons
 
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome 
  Dean Stephen Mazza
University of Kansas School of Law
 
9:15 - 10:00 Why and how does the world adopt IFRS?
  Zehra G. Kavame Eroglu
Fordham University School of Law

Commentator: Tim Shaftel
University of Kansas School of Business
 
10:00 - 10:45 Private Ordering of Shareholder Litigation in the EU and the US
  Verity Winship
Illinois Law
Co-author: Matteo Gargantini, Commissione Nazionale per le Societa e la Borsa, and LUISS University, Rome

Commentator: Lou Mulligan
University of Kansas School of Law
 
10:45 - 11:00 BREAK
 
11:00 - 11:45 Islamic Commercial Law and Economic Development
  Zubair Abbasi
DPhil Law, Oxford University

Commentator: Raj Bhala
University of Kansas School of Law
 
11:45 - 1:15 LUNCH
DeBruce Center Mezzanine
 
1:15 - 2:00 Governing Third-Party Funders
  Victoria Shannon Sahani
Washington & Lee University School of Law

Commentator: Laura Hines
University of Kansas School of Law
 
2:00 - 2:45 The Chicken or Egg Conundrum of Consumer Financial Protection:
Comparing European and American Approaches
  Andrea J. Boyack
Washburn University School of Law

Commentator: Stephen Ware
University of Kansas School of Law
 
2:45 - 3:00 BREAK
 
3:00 - 3:45 Transplantation of Anglo-American Corporate Governance and its Impact on Financial Market Growth:
A Comparative Analysis of Twenty-one Countries 1995-2014
  Dr. Navajyoti Samanta
University of Sheffield School of Law

Commentator: John Head
University of Kansas School of Law
 
4:00 Shuttle to hotels
 
6:00 GROUP DINNER
TEN at The Eldridge
8:15 - 9:00 BREAKFAST
Green Hall Informal Commons
 
9:00 - 9:45 Crouching Tigers and Hidden Dragons in the Great Wall Street:
Corporate Governance of Commercial Banks in China and the Way Forward
  Alex Yang 
SJD Candidate, Harvard Law School

Commentator: Prof. Tailan Chi
University of Kansas School of Business
 
9:45 - 10:00 BREAK
 
10:00 - 10:45 Environmental Personhood
  Gwendolyn Gordon
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Commentator: Afra Afsharipour
Univeristy of California Davis School of Law
 
10:45 - 11:00 CLOSING
 
11:00 Box lunches available, shuttle to hotels