Gerard Hertig est professeur de droit à l’Ecole Polytechnique fédérale de Zurich (Center for Law & Economics, Département Sciences Humaines, Politiques et Sociales) depuis 1995. Avocat au Barreau de Genève, il a obtenu son doctorat en droit (Prix Walter Hug) en 1983. Il a ensuite rejoint la Faculté de droit de l’Université de Genève, où il fut nommé Professeur ordinaire de droit administratif et Directeur du Centre d’Études Juridiques Européennes en 1987.
A Zurich, il enseigne l’introduction au droit et dirige des séminaires portant sur des questions relevant des domaines Law & Economics, Law & Finance, Law and Innovation. Ses travaux de recherches sont consacrés à des sujets bancaires, de gouvernance d’entreprise et à l’intégration européenne (voir www.hertig.ethz.ch).
Gerard Hertig est Fellow auprès de l’European Corporate Governance Institute et a enseigné comme Professeur invité en Asie (University of Tokyo), en Europe (notamment à Louvain et au Collège d’Europe) et aux Etats-Unis (New York University).
Franklin Allen is Professor of Finance and Economics and Executive Director of the Brevan Howard Centre at Imperial College London and has held these positions since July 2014. He was on the faculty of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania from July 1980 – June 2016. He now has Emeritus status there. He was formerly Vice Dean and Director of Wharton Doctoral Programs, Co-Director of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center, Executive Editor of the Review of Financial Studies and is currently Managing Editor of the Review of Finance. He is a past President of the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association, the Society for Financial Studies, the Financial Intermediation Research Society and the Financial Management Association, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He received his doctorate from Oxford University. Dr. Allen’s main areas of interest are corporate finance, asset pricing, financial innovation, comparative financial systems, and financial crises. He is a co-author with Richard Brealey and Stewart Myers of the eighth through twelfth editions of the textbook Principles of Corporate Finance.
Jill E. Fisch is an internationally known scholar whose work focuses on the intersection of business and law including the role of regulation and litigation in addressing limitations in the disciplinary power of the capital markets. Her work, which consists of more than 50 scholarly articles, has appeared in the top law reviews including the Harvard Law Review, the Yale Law Journal and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Current projects include experimental research into retail investor decision-making, analysis of the structural and practical challenges posed by the financial regulatory process, and ongoing work on the theory and goals of private securities fraud litigation. Fisch has also focused in detail on the role of institutional investors in corporate governance, particularly shareholder voting. Fisch has recently traveled to Japan, China, Germany and London to lecture and to meet with scholars and regulators to address issues resulting from the globalization of the capital markets. She received the Robert A. Gorman Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2010-2011. Fisch is a member of the American Law Institute and a former chair of the Committee on Corporation Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
Since 1995 Jan Pieter Krahnen holds the Chair of Corporate Finance at Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt/Main (Germany). He is also Director of the Center for Financial Studies, a non-profit research institution in Frankfurt, a CEPR-research fellow in Financial Economics, and was a coordinator of the DFG-research network in finance. He was the 1996-Metzler-Foundation Visiting Professor at the Wharton School and is a Visiting Scholar at NYU’s Stern School of Business in 2002. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance and the Journal of Financial Services Research.
Jean-Charles Rochet is Full Professor of Banking at the University of Zurich and has held an SFI Senior Chair at the University of Zurich since 2010. He became SFI Head of Research in 2015. Before joining the faculty in Zurich, Prof. Rochet held a chair at the Toulouse School of Economics.
Mark J. Roe is a professor at Harvard Law School, where he teaches corporate law and corporate bankruptcy. He wrote Strong Managers, Weak Owners: The Political Roots of American Corporate Finance (Princeton, 1994), Political Determinants of Corporate Governance (Oxford, 2003), and Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization (Foundation, 2011). Recent academic articles include: The Derivatives Market’s Payments Priorities as Financial Crisis Accelerator, 63 Stanford Law Review 539 (2011), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1567075; Corporate Structural Degradation Due to Too-Big-to-Fail Finance, University of Pennsylvania Law Review (forthcoming), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2262901; and Corporate Short-Termism — In the Boardroom and in the Courtroom, 68 Business Lawyer 977 (2013), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2239132.
Professor Subrahmanyam holds a Ph.D. from the MIT Sloan School of Management, an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and a BTech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras.He has been teaching at the Stern School of Business since 1974. He has also been a visiting professor at academic institutions around the world like the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, University of Melbourne in Australia, LUISS in Italy and Singapore Management University in Singapore.Prof. Subrahmanyam currently serves on the editorial boards of several academic journals. He is the co-editor of the Review of Derivatives Research and has served as an associate editor of European Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Derivatives, Journal of Finance, Journal of International Finance and Accounting, Management Science. He has won many teaching awards including New York University’s Distinguished Teaching Medal.
Professor Subrahmanyam has been associated with the editorial boards of several leading journals in finance. He was the Founding Editor of an academic journal specializing in derivative securities and markets entitled Review of Derivatives Research. His research interests include corporate finance, and asset pricing with emphasis on derivative and fixed income markets. He has published in many of the leading international journals in economics and finance, including Econometrica, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and The Review of Financial Studies.Professor Subrahmanyam has served on over 50 doctoral dissertation committees and has chaired over 30 of them. His students serve on the faculties of leading business schools around the world. Professor Subrahmanyam has won several teaching awards including, most recently, New York University’s Distinguished Teaching Medal in 2003.
Dr. Shyam Sunder is the James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics, and Finance at the Yale School of Management and Professor in the Department of Economics. He is a world-renowned accounting theorist and experimental economist. His research contributions include financial reporting, information in security markets, statistical theory of valuation, and design of electronic markets. He is a pioneer in the fields of experimental finance and experimental macroeconomics. Dr. Sunder has won many awards for his research that includes eight books and more than 200 articles in the leading journals of accounting, economics and finance, as well as in popular media. Dr. Sunder’s current research includes the problem of structuring U.S. and international accounting and auditing institutions to obtain a judicious and efficient balance between regulatory oversight and market competition. He is a past president of the American Accounting Association, former director of the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at Yale, honorary research director of Great Lakes Institute of Management in Chennai, and distinguished fellow of the Center for Study of Science and Technology Policy in Bengaluru.