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February 13 Thursday

Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance: "Distorted Choice in Corporate Bankruptcy" with Prof. David Skeel

  • Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 4:10PM - 5:40PM
  • SLB Room 121
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

David Skeel is S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is the author of True Paradox: How Christianity Makes Sense of Our Complex World (InterVarsity, 2014); The New Financial Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and Its (Unintended) Consequences (Wiley, 2011); Icarus in the Boardroom (Oxford, 2005); Debt’s Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America (Princeton, 2001); and numerous articles on bankruptcy, corporate law, financial regulation, Christianity and law, and other topics. Professor Skeel has also written commentaries for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Books & Culture, The Weekly Standard, and other publications.  He has received the Harvey Levin award three times for outstanding teaching, as selected by a vote of the graduating class, the Robert A. Gorman award for excellence in upper level course teaching, and the University’s Lindback Award for distinguished teaching.  

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law

Law, Economics & Organization Workshop