Past Events 2017-2018

Seminar on the Foundations of Law and Economics
June 26-27, 2018

Co-sponsored with the Institut Michel Villey, University of Paris II. Participants included Denis Baranger, Richard Brooks, Guido Calabresi, Estelle Chambas, Marie Cirotteau, Bertrand Crettez, Bruno Defrains, Quentin Epron, Bob Ellickson, Lewis Kornhauser, Chantal Mak, Daniel Markovits, Irit Samet, Alan Schwartz, and Anne-Lise Sibony.

Private Funds Conference: Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Venture Capital
November 17, 2017

This one-day conference on private funds featured keynote addresses by Nobel-Prize winning economist Oliver Hart and leading private equity lawyer and Vice Chairman of Pershing Square Capital Management Stephen Fraidin. The conference considered private funds from several perspecitves, including economics, law, and sociology. It was sponsored by the Kirkland & Ellis Fund for the Study of Private Law. 

Workshop on Formal and Informal Governance
September 28, 2017

Scholars presented works in progress on the intersection of formal and informal governance of market relationships.

The Internet and Access to Justice
September 5, 2017

The Center, together with the Information Society Project, sponsored an event on the Internet and access to justice. The speakers were Ben Kinney, Founder and CEO of CrowdSuit; Eva Shang, Co-founder of Legalist, which uses algorithms to predict case outcomes and decide whether to fund parties; and Kip Wainscott, Head of Legal and External Relations at CrowdJustice, a crowdfunding platform designed for public interest litigation.