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Byse Workshop: Shadow Banking as Legal Design

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2015

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Building 3016, Tuesday 03:00 PM

Course description: 

“Shadow banking” is a quasi-pejorative term for a mysterious but crucially important phenomenon. It is the phenomenon that stood at the heart of the financial crisis of 2007-9 and is continuing to grow in its aftermath. This workshop will develop a framework to understand and debate shadow banking reform. In important respects, this framework is an alternative to currently dominant view in financial regulation.

The currently dominant view conceives of shadow banking as...

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