Symposium: An Academic Life in Law and Finance - Commemorating Brigitte Haar

When:24 September 2019
Where:Room E.22, House of Finance, Campus Westend, Goethe University

The Center for Advanced Studies on the Foundations of Law and Finance, the Research Center SAFE and the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) organize and cordially invite you to attend a symposium

An Academic Life in Law and Finance - Commemorating Brigitte Haar

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The conference remembers our late colleague Professor Brigitte Haar who passed away much too early this spring. Brigitte Haar was Professor of Private German, European, and International Business Law at Goethe University Frankfurt, a Principal Investigator and Scientific Board Member at SAFE, and a Research Member of the ECGI. The event brings together scholars who were close personal and professional companions of Brigitte and share her passion for comparative and interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of law, finance and economics. Speakers will present research that relates to Brigitte’s oeuvre and indicates how her way of thinking about corporate governance and finance provided a trajectory for innovative scholarship in the field that pushes the knowledge frontier.

Among the speakers who will present are Katharina Pistor (Columbia University), Klaus J. Hopt (Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law), Jill E. Fisch (University of Pennsylvania), Joe McCahery (Tilburg University), Peter Mülbert (University of Mainz), Georg Ringe (University of Hamburg), Casimiro Nigro (Goethe University Frankfurt). 




Rainer Haselmann, Program Director, Research Center SAFE, Goethe University Frankfurt

Klaus J. Hopt, Director and Emeritus Professor, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and ECGI

Katharina Pistor, Edwin B. Parker Professor of Comparative Law at Columbia Law School and Director of the Law School’s Center on Global Legal Transformation, and ECGI

Tobias H. Tröger, Professor of Private Law, Commercial and Business Law, Jurisprudence, Research Center SAFE, Goethe University, and ECGI