Professor Pistor at Closing Lecture in Leuven on February 19

We are proud to present Professor Katharina Pistor from our own Columbia Law School, who is holding the closing lecture of the Dieter Heremans Lecture series in Law & Economics 2016 in Leuven on February 19th at 14:00.

Professor Dr. Bernard Tilleman, Dean of the KU Leuven Faculty of Law, Professor Dr. Luc Sels, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business, Em. Prof. Dr. Dirk Heremans and Professor Dr. Joeri Vananroye cordially invite you to the 

Dieter Heremans Lecture series in Law & Economics 2016

by Prof. Dr. Katharina Pistor

(Columbia Law School)

The closing lecture will be held in the Promotion Hall, Naamsestraat 22 in Leuven
on Friday 19 February 2016 at 2 p.m.

Academic gown


Closing Lecture : “The Legal Code of Global Finance”


Prof. Dr. Bernard Tilleman, Dean KU Leuven Law School

Prof. Dr. Dirk Heremans, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business


Prof. Dr. Katharina Pistor, Columbia University


Prof. Dr. Joeri Vananroye, KU Leuven Law School

The 2016 Dieter Heremans Lectures in Law & Economics are given by Professor Katharina Pistor. She is the Walter E. Meyer Research and Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and directs the law school’s Center on Global Legal Transformation. Her research focuses on comparative law and institutions with emphasis on emerging markets, the legal construction of financial markets, governing essential resources, and the distributional effects of private regulation. In 2012 she was co-recipient (with Martin Hellwig) of the Max Planck Research Award on International Financial Regulation and in 2015 was elected member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences. She is also the recipient of research grants by the Institute for New Economic Thinking and the National Science Foundation.

We are proud to present a series of five open lectures on in addition to the closing lecture:

  • 16 February at 11 a.m. (DV3 01.13): Capital Coded in Law

  • 16 February 2 p.m. (DV3 01.01): Recoding Capital

  • 17 February at 11 a.m. (DV3 01.01): Decoding Derivatives

  • 17 February at 2 p.m. (DV3 01.19): Law and Liquidity

  • 19 February at 11 a.m. (DV3 01.31): Law, Power and Capital

To register, go to

February 19, 2016 at 2:00pm - 5pm

Promotion Hall, Naamsestraat 22, Leuven

Will you come?

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