The Effect of the Dodd-Frank Act on Hedge Fund Performance – Presentation at George Washington University Law School

THE CENTER FOR LAW, ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
AT
THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL
FOURTH ANNUAL JUNIOR FACULTY BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL LAW WORKSHOP AND JUNIOR FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP PRIZES

Sponsored by Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

The George Washington University Law School 2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
February 7-8, 2014

Friday February 7

Welcome, FACULTY CONFERENCE CENTER, B 505

Gregory Maggs, Interim Dean, GW Law School
Arthur Wilmarth, Professor of Law, GW Law School; Executive Director, C-LEAF Lisa Fairfax, Leroy Sorenson Merrifield Research Professor of Law, GW Law School

Session 1: Systemic Risk Paradox

Felix Chang, University of Cincinnati College of Law

Commentators:

Heidi Schooner, Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America

John Buchman, Executive Counsel- Regulatory Affairs, General Electric Capital Corporation

Session 2: Bankruptcy Stigma: A Socio-Legal Study

Michael Sousa, University of Denver College of Law

Commentators:

Robert Lawless, Associate Dean for Research, Co-Director, Illinois Program on Law, Behavior and Social Science, University of Illinois College of Law

Deborah Thorne, Wagner Teaching Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ohio University

Session 3: The SEC and the Courts’ Cooperative Policing of Related Party Transactions

Geeyoung Min, University of Virginia School of Law

Commentators: Joan Heminway, W.P. Toms Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tennessee College of Law

David Lynn, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Session 4: The (Un)enforcement of Corporate Officer Duties

Megan Shaner, University of Oklahoma College of Law

Commentators:

Lawrence A. Hamermesh, Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law, Director, Widener Institute of Delaware Corporate and Business Law, Widener University School of Law

Lyman Johnson, Robert O. Bentley Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law

Session 5: Testing the Bounds of Fiduciary Obligations: An Empirical Study of U.S. Mutual Fund Proxy Voting Behavior

Olivia Dixon, The University of Sydney

Commentators:

JIll Fisch, Perry Golkin Professor of Law, Co-Director, Institute for Law and Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Lisa Fairfax, GW Law School

Session 6: Functional Financial Regulation

Sung Eun (Summer) Kim, University of Illinois College of Law

Commentators:

Richard Carnell, Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law

Art Wilmarth, GW Law School

Session 7: The Outside Investor: Citizen Shareholders and Corporate Law Alienation

Anne Tucker, Georgia State University College of Law

Commentators:

Jeff Mahoney, General Counsel, Council of Institutional Investors

Jennifer Taub, Associate Professor of Law, Vermont Law School

Saturday February 8

Session 8: Hedge Fund Performance After the Dodd-Frank Act-A Regression Discontinuity Analysis

Wulf Kaal, University of St. Thomas School of Law

Commentators:

William Bratton, Deputy Dean and Nicholas F, Gallicchio Professor of Law and Co-Director, Institute of Law and Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Sabastian V. Niles, Counsel, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, LLP

Session 9: Professional Responsibility of Investment Bankers

Andrew Tuch, Washington University School of Law

Commentators:

William Wilhelm, Jr., William G. Shenkir Eminent Scholar Finance, University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce

Andre Owens, Partner, WilmerHale LLP Morning Break

Session 10: Insider Trading in Derivative Markets (And What it Means for Everyone Else)

Commentators: James Cox, Brainerd Currie Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law School

Arthur Wilmarth, GW Law School

Session 11: Do the Securities Laws Matter? The Matter of Convergence of the Loan and Bond Markets

Elisabeth de Fontenay, Duke University School of Law

Commentators:

Donald Langevoort, Thomas Aquinas Reynolds Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Theresa Gabaldon, GW Law School

Session 12: The Special Problem of Banks and Crime

Gregory Gilchrist, University of Toledo College of Law

Commentators:

Samuel Buell, Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law

Cornelius Hurley, Director, Center for Finance, Law & Policy, Professor of the Practice of Banking Law, Boston University School of Law

 

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