New Approaches to Handling Severe Sovereign Crises (Frankfurt)

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 12:00 AM
European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Kaiserstrasse 29 , Frankfurt , Germany
Nov 20

CIGI Senior Fellows Richard Gitlin and Brett House will present their recent work, on the case for a sovereign debt forum, at this all-day event at the European Central Bank.

Event Speakers

Brett House is a CIGI Senior Fellow. Additionally, he is a Visiting Scholar at Massey College, University of Toronto and Lecturer in the Economics Department and a Senior Fellow at the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation at McGill University. His research looks at the effects of trade liberalization on growth, the rise of emerging markets, and options to improve sovereign debt restructuring. He is also an advisor to and partner in Tau+ Investment Management, a start-up impact fund.

Richard Gitlin is a CIGI Senior Fellow. An international bankruptcy lawyer, he played a leading role in the development of practices and procedures for successfully resolving complex global restructuring and insolvency cases. He has helped many countries improve their bankruptcy laws, including Canada, Republic of Korea, Indonesia and Mexico.