28 Oct 2019
Seminars, 15:00 - 18:00, Silva Casa Auditorium, World Trade Institute, Hallerstrasse 6, Bern
Emmenegger, Susan

Recent Developments in International Monetary and Financial Law and Policy

A Global Economic Governance Seminar Series lecture by Susan Emmenegger

Speaker biography

Susan Emmenegger is a professor of law and the director of the Institute of Banking Law at Bern University. She also serves as vice-president of the Swiss Takeover Panel. She is a member of the Brunetti Commission (advisory board to the Swiss government on financial policy and regulation).

Prof. Emmenegger studied in Fribourg and Bologna. She holds a bilingual French/German law degree, a doctorate and a habilitation from Fribourg University. She received an LL.M. from Cornell Law School and she has been a visiting scholar at Berkeley Law School, Paris IV, the Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and International Private law in Hamburg, the European University Institute in Florence and NYU Law School (Hauser Global Fellow). She has been an Adjunct Professor at Cornell Law School since 2013 where she teaches international financial regulation.

Prof. Emmenegger's research focus is on financial markets law, contracts, and legal methods. She is the co-author of a standard textbook on Swiss contract law and of a treatise on legal methodology. She has also written extensively on various aspects of contractual and regulatory aspects of banking law and she is the editor of a book series on banking law and co-editor of several journals in financial market law.

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