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Speakers

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Conference Speakers

We are proud to welcome John Coffee, Vic Khanna, Christian Leuz, Rick Mergenthaler, Suraj Srinivasan, Eric Talley and Daniel Taylor to present their cutting-edge work.

John Coffee

Columbia Law School

Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law

Research Interests:

  • Corporations
  • Securities Regulation
  • Class Actions
  • Criminal Law
  • White-Collar Crime

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Vic Khanna

University of Michigan

Professor of Law
"CEO Connectedness and Corporate Frauds"

Research Interests:

  • Corporations
  • Securities Regulation
  • Class Actions
  • Criminal Law
  • White-Collar Crime

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Christian Leuz

University of Chicago

Joseph Sondheimer Professor of International Economics, Finance and Accounting

Research Interests:

  • Financial Disclosure and Capital Markets
  • Financial Transparency and Corporate Governance
  • Cost of Capital
  • International Accounting
  • Securities Regulation

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Rick Mergenthaler

The University of Iowa

Assistant Professor
"Explaining Rules-Based Characteristics in U.S. GAAP: Theories and Evidence"

Research Interests:

  • Pro Forma Earnings
  • Rules-Based Standards
  • Litigation Risk
  • Financial Statement Analysis

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Suraj Srinivasan

Harvard

Associate Professor of Business Administration
"Consequences to Directors of Shareholder Activism"

Research Interests:

  • Boards of Directors
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Globalization

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Eric Talley

Berkeley

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Professor of Law
Director, Berkeley Center for Law, Business, and the Economy
"Financial Regulation and the World's Most Important Number: LIBOR Reporting Behavior during the Credit Crisis"

Research Interests:

  • Corporate Law
  • Law and Economics

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Daniel Taylor

Wharton

Harold C. Stott Assistant Professor of Accounting
"Adapt or Perish: Evidence of CEO Adaptability to Industry Shocks"

Research Interests:

  • Effect of Financial Reporting on Capital Markets
  • Governance and Incentives
  • Securitization

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