Professor Andrew Verstein presents paper at Northwestern Law colloquium on law and economics on Nov. 16


Professor Andrew Verstein will speak at Northwestern Law’s Soshnick Colloquium on Law and Economics on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.  The title of his talk is “The Enduring Distinction between Business Entities and Security Interests: Dynamic versus Fixed Priority.”

The Soshnick Colloquium on Law and Economics is co-sponsored by the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth.  According to Northwestern Law, this seminar aims to bring together outside scholars, resident faculty and Northwestern students to discuss cutting-edge research papers in the law and economics field.

Professor Verstein, a leading scholar in the law of contracts, business organizations, securities and commodities, will present a paper growing out of his research in the law and economics.

Professor Verstein will attend the seminar as a Wake Forest School of Law professor and University of Chicago Law visiting professor.  He has been published recently or is forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal, The Virginia Law Review and the Michigan Law Review.  Representative projects include person-to-person lending and crowdfunding, financial indices and benchmarks such as Libor, the intersection between national security and corporate governance, the functional role of business entities and the treatment of mixed motives in the law.