Jiang Wang (Mizuho Financial Group Professor, MIT) will discuss his co-authored paper titled Early Peek Advantage?, which analyzes the activities of certain high speed traders who received, from 2007 to 2013, the monthly Michigan Index of Consumer Sentiment (ICS) a moment in advance of its release to the general public.
The Evolution of Fraud on the Market Suits and Halliburton II
September 11th, 2014
Merritt Fox, Michael E. Patterson Professor of Law; NASDAQ Professor for the Law & Economics of Capital Markets; Co-Director, Program on the Law & Economics of Capital Markets; Co-Director, Center for Law & Economic Studies, Columbia Law School, presented a legal and economic analysis of fraud-on-the-market law suits, with particular emphasis on the matters at issue in the Halliburton II case decided by the Supreme Court this June.
Michael S. Piwowar was appointed by President Barack Obama to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and was sworn in on August 15, 2013.
Most recently, Dr. Piwowar was the Republican chief economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs under Senators Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Richard Shelby (R-AL). He was the lead Republican economist on the four SEC-related titles of the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act. Dr. Piwowar also worked on a number of important SEC-related oversight issues under the jurisdiction of the Committee, such as securities, over-the-counter derivatives, investor protection, market structure, and capital formation.
This presentation was not recorded.
An Introduction to Hong Kong Capital Markets
March 6th, 2014
Charles Li, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx). Before joining HKEx, Mr. Li was chairman of JP Morgan Chase China. Mr. Li has also worked for Merrill Lynch and was president of Merrill Lynch China. Before moving to Merrill Lynch in 1994, he practiced law in New York with Davis Polk & Wardwell and Brown & Wood.