Distinguished Visiting Scholar-in-Residence Lecture

Distinguished Visiting Scholar-in-Residence Lecture

Location: Sidney R. Siben and Walter Siben Moot Courtroom, Room 308, South Campus


The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University invites you to attend the 2013 Distinguished Visiting Scholar-in-Residence Lecture, “Regulating in the Dark,” to be delivered by Roberta Romano, Sterling Professor of Law and Director, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, Yale Law School.

Wednesday, March 20, noon-1 p.m.

Sidney R. Siben and Walter Siben Moot Courtroom, Room 308
Hofstra Law, South Campus

For more information, email Judith Black or call her at 516-463-6889.

Roberta Romano

Roberta Romano is the Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law. Her research has focused on state competition for corporate charters, the political economy of takeover regulation, shareholder litigation, institutional investor activism in corporate governance, and the regulation of securities markets and financial instruments and institutions.

Professor Romano is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the European Corporate Governance Institute, a research associate of the National Bureau for Economic Research, a past president of the American Law and Economics Association and the Society for Empirical Legal Studies, and a former co-editor of the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization. She is the author of The Genius of American Corporate Law (1993) and The Advantage of Competitive Federalism for Securities Regulation (2002), series editor of the Foundations of Law reader series and editor of the volume in the series Foundations of Corporate Law, 2nd ed. (2010).


About the Distinguished Visiting Scholar-in-Residence Program

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University regularly hosts scholars-in-residence for two to four days to enhance the curriculum. Visiting scholars address students and faculty, conduct classes and attend informal gatherings with the Hofstra Law community.  

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