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The Institute for Law & Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, Faculty of Law of the University of Oxford, LSE Law School and The DFG LawFin Center at the Goethe University in Frankfurt are pleased to announce, the annual conference “The Law and Finance of Private Equity and Venture Capital.

This year, the conference took place on 12-13 June 2024 at the University of Pennsylvania as an in-person, by-invitation-only event. The focus was on academic research, with participation from relevant practitioners, industry representatives, and policymakers. The conference highlighted interdisciplinary research of the highest scholarly quality in the field of private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC), broadly defined, including topics such as: PE/VC and corporate law, governance of PE/VC-backed firms, regulation of PE/VC funds, PE/VC and ESG/sustainability, comparative PE/VC law.

Programme

Wednesday, 12 June 2024 | 09:00 EDT
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Breakfast & Welcome

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Break

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Lunch

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Break

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Session 4

Moderator

Suren Gomtsyan
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Reception and Dinner, The Study at University City

Thursday, 13 June 2024 | 09:00 EDT
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Breakfast

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Break

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Lunch

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Closing remarks

Speakers

Jill Fisch

Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Research Member

Martin Gelter

Professor of Law
Fordham University School of Law
Research Member

Narine Lalafaryan

Assistant Professor of Corporate Law
University of Cambridge
Representative Member

Josh Lerner

Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking
Harvard Business School
Fellow, Research Member

Casimiro Nigro

Assistant Professor
CAS on the Foundations of Law & Finance, Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt
Academic Member

Bobby V. Reddy

Professor of Corporate Law and Governance
University of Cambridge
Representative Member

Tobias Tröger

Professor of Private Law, Commercial and Business Law
Leibniz Institute SAFE, Goethe University Frankfurt, House of Finance
Research Member

Simon Witney

Visiting Professor in Practice
London School of Economics
Practitioner Member

Organised by

Luca Enriques
Professor of Corporate Law
University of Oxford
Jill Fisch
Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Suren Gomtsyan
Assistant Professor
LSE Law School
Geneviève Helleringer
Professor of Law
ESSEC Business School and Oxford Law Faculty
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Casimiro
Antonio
Nigro
Assistant Professor
CAS on the Foundations of Law & Finance, Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt
Elizabeth Pollman
Professor of Law
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Tobias
H.
Tröger
Professor of Private Law, Commercial and Business Law
Leibniz Institute SAFE, Goethe University Frankfurt, House of Finance
Simon Witney
Visiting Professor in Practice
London School of Economics

Contact

Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
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