2019 Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting (JLFA) Conference

JLFA cover

Conference dates

September 6, 2019 - September 7, 2019


Location

New York University, New York, NY


About JLFA

JLFA is an interdisciplinary journal sponsored by the NYU Stern School of Business and the NYU School of Law. It seeks to publish top-quality empirical, theoretical, and policy-oriented scholarship at the intersection of law, finance and accounting. Prior JLFA conferences were held at New York University (2014), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2015, 2017, 2019), Harvard University (2015), Northwestern Law School (2016), London Business School (2017) and University of Padova (2018).
JLFA is an open-access publication. Papers published on JLFA, through volume 3 (2018), can be downloaded free of charge from www.jlfaonline.com.

Registration


Please register here. There is no registration fee.
 

Program Schedule

 

September 6 (Friday)

Conference Venue: NYU School of Law, Furman Hall | 245 Sullivan Street | 9th Floor | Lester Pollack Colloquium Room
 
9:30 AM Registration and breakfast – outside of Lester Pollack, Room 910 (9th floor)
10:00 AM Welcoming Remarks
Bernard Black, Northwestern University
10:10 AM Paper 1: The Rise of Insurance Runoff
Presenter: Tom Baker, Penn Law School
Discussant: David Hyman, Georgetown Law School
11:10 AM Paper 2: Wrongful Discharge Laws and Asymmetric Cost Behavior
Presenter: Siqi Li, Santa Clara University
Discussant: John Barrios, Chicago Booth
12:10 PM Lunch – outside of Lester Pollack, Room 910 (9th floor)
1:30 PM Paper 3: Machine Learning and Predicted Returns for Event Studies in Securities Litigation
Presenters: Andrew Baker, Stanford University
        Jonah Gelbach, UC Berkeley Law
Discussant: Joshua Mitts, Columbia Law
2:30 PM Paper 4: Theories of Tax Deductions: Income Measurement Versus Efficiency
Presenter: Yehonatan Givati, Hebrew University
Discussant: Daniel Shaviro, NYU School of Law
3:30 PM Coffee break – outside of Lester Pollack, Room 910 (9th floor)
4:00 PM Paper 5: Corporate Sanctions and Capital Structure
Presenter: Nathan Atkinson, ETH Zürich
Discussant: Jennifer Arlen, NYU School of Law
5:00 PM Paper 6: The Value of Wealth Insurance for Entrepreneurs
Presenter: Jeffrey Traczynski, University of Hawaii
Discussant: Michael Ohlrogge, NYU School of Law
 


September 7 (Saturday)

Conference Venue: NYU School of Law, Furman Hall | 245 Sullivan Street | 9th Floor | Lester Pollack Colloquium Room
 
8:30 AM Registration and breakfast - outside of Lester Pollack, Room 910 (9th floor)
9:00 AM Paper 7: Deterrent Disclosure
Presenter: Wayne Landsman, UNC Kenan-Flagler
Discussant: Yiwei Dou, NYU Stern
10:00 AM Paper 8: Consequences of More Frequent Reporting: The U.K. Experience
Presenter: Suresh Nallareddy, Duke University
Discussant: Edward Li, Baruch College
11:00 AM Coffee break – outside of Lester Pollack, Room 910 (9th floor)
11:20 AM Paper 9: Governance in the Absence of Regulation: A Study of Initial Coin Offerings
Presenter: William C. Johnson, Suffolk University
Discussant: David Yermack, NYU Stern
12:20 PM Closing Remarks
Joshua Ronen, NYU Stern


 

Hotel Accommodation


We have set aside blocks of rooms at various hotels in Manhattan. Please note, there are a limited number of rooms available, and our negotiated rates expire closer to conference dates (see expiration dates below). Use the links below to take advantage of these discounted rates.

Washington Square Hotel - expires August 15
Sheraton Tribeca - expires August 12*
Marriott Courtyard Soho - expires August 15

*If you have any difficulties booking through the above link, please call 646-439-2426 and reference the group block name "NYU Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting Conference" to receive the special group rates.
 

Sponsors


KPMG, LLP, is the official sponsor of the Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting and its annual conferences.

https://www.kpmgfoundation.org

KPMG logo
 

Directions and Contact


For general inquiries please contact Emma Gutman.

JLFA 2019 Chief Organizers:
Joshua Ronen, jronen@stern.nyu.edu
Bernard Black, bblack@northwestern.edu

The conference will be held at NYU School of Law's Furman Hall

Furman Hall is located at 245 Sullivan Street, at the intersection of Sullivan Street and West 3rd and south of Washington Square Park. Registration will take place outside of the Lester Pollack Colloquium Room on the 9th floor.

For more detailed directions click here.