Spring 2016 Speaking Tour – Japan & Europe

Looking forward to seeing Colleagues, Friends, and Family. Here is the tentative schedule: Topic: Venture Capital as Dynamic Regulation of Disruptive Innovation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, March 25, 2016. Topic: Dynamic Regulation as Ethics of Competition, Conference on Ethics of Competition, Tutzingen, Germany, April 8-9, 2016. Topic:  Dynamic Regulation – Applications and Benefits, Universitaet Insbruck, Insbruck, Austria, […]

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Implications of Mutual and Private Fund Convergence

originally published on: http://clsbluesky.law.columbia.edu/2016/02/01/implications-of-mutual-and-private-fund-convergence/ By Wulf Kaal February 1, 2016 Mutual funds are becoming more like hedge funds as a matter of investment strategy while hedge funds are becoming more like mutual funds as a matter of the regulatory framework. The growth of the private fund industry and the proliferation of retail alternative funds in combination with the […]

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The Eighth Annual Roundtable Discussion on Investment Funds

Boston University School of Law Friday, December 4, 2015 Revised Program Arrive at Boston University School of Law 765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 Welcome Luncheon, Opening Remarks & Keynote Address Welcome: Tamar Frankel, Professor of Law & Michaels Faculty Research Scholar Boston University School of Law Introduction: William Birdthistle, Professor of Law Chicago-Kent College […]

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Private fund Performance After the Dodd-Frank Act – Evidence from 2010 to 2015

Originally blogged on Columbia Blue Sky Blog: http://clsbluesky.law.columbia.edu/2015/09/03/private-fund-performance-after-the-dodd-frank-act-evidence-from-2010-to-2015/ Does the Dodd-Frank Act lower the earnings of the private fund industry? For much of its history, the private fund industry has viewed private fund adviser registration and the disclosure of proprietary information as a threat to its profitability. Title IV of the Dodd-Frank Act introduced the most […]

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Book Project Presentation – “Dynamic Regulation” – Tilburg University Netherlands – June 22-23rd, 2015

Hosted By Prof. Erik P.M. Vermeulen – Professor of Business and Financial Law at Tilburg University and Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) in the Netherlands. Below are abstracts and SSRN links of my prior 4 articles on “Dynamic Regulation”: Evolution of Law: Dynamic Regulation in a New Institutional Economics Framework Festschrift in Honor of Christian […]

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AALS Section on Securities Regulation – Call for Papers – 2016 AALS Annual Meeting

The AALS Section on Securities Regulation invites papers for its program on “The Future of Securities Regulation: Innovation, Regulation and Enforcement.” January 6-10, 2016 New York, NY TOPIC DESCRIPTION: This panel discussion will explore the current trends and future implications in the securities regulation field including transactional and financial innovation, the regulation of investment funds, […]

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ISNIE 2015 – Harvard Law School

ISNIE 2015 Conference Schedule Harvard Law School Cambridge, MA THURSDAY, JUNE 18TH, 2015 4:15pm: Registration (Wasserstein, Milstein West) 5:00-6pm: Keynote Address (Wasserstein, Milstein West) Property Rights and the Efficiency of Bargaining Michael Whinston, MIT 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 19TH, 2015 7:30-8:30am: Registration & Continental Breakfast (Wasserstein, Milstein West) 8:30-10am: Session 1 PANEL 1: EXPERIMENTS ABOUT INSTITUTIONS […]

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