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. The program hosts multiple events throughout the year in Columbus and key financial centers. These events generate open and vigorous exchange about the leading problems and issues dealmakers face and are commonly co-sponsored by private organizations.
September 14, 2012
Chris Brummer, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Chris Brummer is an expert in international financial regulation. Prior to joining Georgetown’s faculty with tenure in 2009, Brummer was an assistant professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School. He has also taught at several leading universities as a visiting professor including the universities of Basel, Heidelberg, and the London School of Economics.
Professor Brummer lectures widely on finance and global governance, as well as on public and private international law, market microstructure and international trade. His work has often appeared in leading academic journals and he blogs periodically for the Huffington Post. His book, Soft Law and the Global Financial System: Rule Making in the 21st Century, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2012.
Chris Brummer earned his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he graduated with honors, and he holds a Ph.D. in Germanic Studies from the University of Chicago. Before becoming a professor, he practiced law in the New York and London offices of Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He periodically serves as an expert on NASDAQ hearings, panels on de-listings, and in 2011 joined the Washington offices of the Milken Institute as a Senior Fellow.