The University of Chicago Law School/FGV Forum in Law and Economics in Brazil- Economic Approach to Consumer Contracts

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Add to Calendar 2020-09-29 15:00:00 2020-10-28 09:23:14 The University of Chicago Law School/FGV Forum in Law and Economics in Brazil- Economic Approach to Consumer Contracts Event details: https://www.law.uchicago.edu/events/university-chicago-law-schoolfgv-forum-law-and-economics-brazil-corporate-and-securities-0 - University of Chicago Law School web@law.uchicago.edu America/Chicago public
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This lecture will examine the main tools of consumer protection law, including mandated disclosures, default rules, nudges, and mandatory rights, and evaluate their challenges and success.

The University of Chicago Law School/FGV Forum in Law and Economics in Brazil offers a four-week lecture series online, on “hot topics” in Law and Economics. The goal of the Forum is to introduce the audience to the most up-to-date thinking about major legal and policy issues. Each topic will be presented in an original lecture by a Senior Professor from the University of Chicago Law School, and then followed by lecture on that theme by a distinguished FGV Law School (DIREITO RIO and DIREITO SP) expert in Law and Economics. The Forum is open to scholars, policymakers, judges, practitioners, and advanced students.

Forum Program

The University of Chicago Law School/FGV Forum in Law and Economics in Brazil offers a four-week lecture series online, on “hot topics” in Law and Economics. The goal of the Forum is to introduce the audience to the most up-to-date thinking about major legal and policy issues. Each topic will be presented in an original lecture by a Senior Professor from the University of Chicago Law School, and then followed by lecture on that theme by a distinguished FGV Law School (DIREITO RIO and DIREITO SP) expert in Law and Economics. The Forum is open to scholars, policymakers, judges, practitioners, and advanced students.

Program will be live-streamed on YouTube.  Links are posted below.

WEEK 1: “Law, Technology, and Competition”

  • Randal C. Picker, The University of Chicago Law School - Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 3:00PM  

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  • Carlos Ragazzo, FGV DIREITO RIO - Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 3:00PM 

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WEEK 2:  “Do Constitutional Rights Matter”

  • Adam Chilton, The University of Chicago Law School - Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 3:00PM  CDT

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  • Thomaz Pereira, FGV DIREITO RIO - Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 3:00 CDT

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Week 3: Corporate and Securities Law & Economics

  • M. Todd Henderson, The University of Chicago Law School -Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 3:00PM CDT  

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Week 4: The Economic Approach to Consumer Contracts

  • Omri Ben-Shahar, The University of Chicago Law School - Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 3:00PM CDT

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  • Luciano Timm, FGV DIREITO SP - Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 3:00PM CDT

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