CCSL Presents Michael Simkovic: Economic Value of a Law Degree

Event Start DateThursday, October 10, 2013
KIPJ Theater
Event Start Time5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
CostCost: Free

Michael Simkovic will discuss his popular recent paper, "The Economic Value of a Law Degree."

There is no charge to attend, but registration is requested.

Michael SimkovicAbout the Speaker

Michael Simkovic is an associate law professor at Seton Hall University School of Law. Simkovic is an expert on the credit card industry, causes of the financial crisis of 2008, credit default swaps, securitization, leveraged buyouts, fraudulent transfer law (and other avoidance actions), and open market stock repurchases. His research focuses on the regulation of credit markets through the United States Bankruptcy Code and the regulation of financial markets in general through mandatory disclosure requirements. His research was cited in the U.S. Congress' Joint Economic Committee report recommending sweeping reforms of the credit card industry, which were enacted in 2009. His research has also been cited by researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and in popular publications such as the New York Times and USA Today.

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