Complexity and Collapse: The Credit Crisis - sponsored by Barrack, Rodos & Bacine

4/28/2009 - Prominent experts in the fields of capital markets, corporate governance, asset securitization, securities regulation and bankruptcy gathered at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, PA for a legal symposium entitled Complexity and Collapse: The Credit Crisis sponsored by Barrack, Rodos & Bacine. The panel of speakers, including Robert D. Drain, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York, Jill E. Fisch, Professor of Law and co-Director of the Institute for Law and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Joseph Grundfest, W.A. Franke Professor of Law and Business at Stanford University, explored the complex transactions that led to the current financial crisis — structured financings and credit derivatives — and the firms and systems of which these transactions were a part. The event was attended by a select group of judges, academics, market participants, lawyers, policy makers and regulators.