Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State is a program of The Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University.  The nonpartisan program aims to further the study of capital markets and corporate law, to enhance their regulation and operation.

By linking the knowledge of scholars, industry professionals, policy-makers and students, the program

  • Stimulates new ideas
  • Supports research
  • Encourages knowledge sharing
  • Provides valuable courses for professionals and law students
  • Convenes conferences, workshops and roundtables
  • Fosters networks


In the wake of the financial crisis, there is an urgent need to study global capital markets including regulation of the internal and external governance of markets, corporations, and financial institutions. The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law’s new Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State program is uniquely positioned to be a leader in that study. The program draws on the cross and interdisciplinary strength of the University’s law and business schools to provide the ideas, research and products that will provide critical information and guidance for policy makers, the industry and academics. The program is designed to support academic research and to engage synergistically with private/public officials.