AIIFL Distinguished Public Lectures

Upcoming AIIFL Distinguished Public Lectures

    Past AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    The 17th AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    Rethinking Transnational Law by Professor Ignacio Tirado, Secretary General, UNIDROIT on 5 November 2019

    The 16th AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    Law’s Great Embarrassment – The Idea of Money Before and After the 4th Industrial Revolution by Professor Emilios Avgouleas, Chair in International Banking Law and Finance, University of Edinburgh and Visiting Research Professor, Faculty of Law, HKU on 21 May 2019

    The 15th AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    Risk, New “Modes of Information,” and the Informational Complexities of Asset-Backed Securities, Banks, and Corporations by Professor Henry T.C. Hu, Allan Shivers Chair in the Law of Banking and Finance, University of Texas Law School on 13 March 2017

    The 14th AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    Securitisation and Post-Crisis Financial Regulation by Professor Steven L. Schwarcz, Stanley A. Star Professor of Law & Business, Duke University School of Law on 2 June 2016

    The 13th AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    Unfair Terms, Suretyships and EU Harmonisation: A Crucible of Europeanised Private Law? by Professor James Devenney, Exeter Law School on 1 December 2014

    The 12th AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    Eurozone Banking Union and the EU Single Market – Differentiated Integration or Steps Towards Disintegration? by Professor Eilís Ferran, University of Cambridge on 17 April 2013

    The 11th AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    For Diversity in the International Regulation of Financial Institutions: Rethinking the Basel Architecture by Professor Roberta Romano, Sterling Professor of Law and Director, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law on 4 June 2012

    The 10th AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    Globalisation, the Global Financial Crisis, and the Reinvention of the State by Professor John Farrar, Emeritus Professor of Law, Bond University on 17 November 2011

    The 9th AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    Developments in Consumer Bankruptcy: A Comparative Look by Professor William C. Whitford, Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School on 23 March 2005.

    The 8th AIIFL Distingusihed Public Lecture

    Breakdown in Executive Accountability: Corporate Governance Defects Behind the Enron and Other Corporate Scandals by Professor Robert Art, College of Law, Willamette University on 27 November 2003

    The 7th AIIFL Distingusihed Public Lecture

    Equity and Good Faith in Contract Performance: Hong Kong and Australia Compared by Professor James Davis, Faculty of Law, Australian National University on 24 November 2003

    The 6th AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    The Transatlantic Divide: Development and Security by Professor Thomas Heller, Lewis Talbot and Nadine Hearn Shelton Professor of International Legal Studies, School of Law, Stanford University and Paul Hastings Visiting Professor in Corporate and Financial Law, Faculty of Law, HKU on 17 October 2003

    The 5th AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    Recent Developments in International Insolvency by Professor Ian Fletcher, Herbert Smith Chair of International Commercial Law, Faculty of Laws, University College London on 17 April 2002

    The 4th AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    Intermediary Risk in Global Financial Markets by Professor Steven Schwarcz, Professor of Law and Founding Director of the Global Capital Markets Center, Duke University on 12 March 2002

    The 3rd AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    How Hong Kong could Reposition itself as a Regional and International Financial Centre in View of China’s Imminent Accession to the WTO? : An External Perspective by Professor Rolf H. Weber, Professor of Civil, Business, and European Law, Zurich University on 10 November 2000 (the public lecture was co-hosted by the Securities and Futures Commission)

    The 2nd AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    Secondary Liability of Financial Institutions for the Fraud of Third Parties by Mr. William Blair, QC on 15 February 2000 (the public lecture was co-sponsored by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority)

    The 1st AIIFL Distinguished Public Lecture

    Thinking New Thoughts on Corporate Governance by Professor John Farrar, Professor of Law, Bond University School of Law on 3 November 1999 (the public lecture was co-hosted by the Securities and Futures Commission)