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Florencio Lopez de Silanes (SKEMA professor) HDR defence

Published on 15 October 2018

September 12, on SKEMA's Paris campus, Florencio Lopez de Silanes (SKEMA professor) defended his “habilitation à diriger des recherches" (HDR), obtaining a Université Côté d'Azur degree.

Professor Lopez de Silanes presented a summary of his influential body of work in a thesis entitled "Investor Protection: Origins, Impact and Reforms". Attendees enjoyed a master class on the "Law and Finance" tradition, which is one of the most impactful paradigms in modern finance.

The defence committee comprised Armin Schwienbacher (SKEMA Business School, advisor), Pascal Alphonse (University of Lille), Helen Bollaert (SKEMA Business School), Olivier Bruno (University of Nice), Gilles Chemla (University of Paris Dauphine) and Ulrich Hege (Toulouse School of Economics).

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