Professor Katharina Pistor (Columbia Law School) presents on Monday 4 November 2019 in Brussels her book The Code of Capital on how the law shapes the distribution of wealth.
This book develops i.a. the topics which Professor Pistor touched upon in her Heremans Lectures as Global Law Professor at the KU Leuven in 2016.
“This is a fascinating book that demonstrates how the rights of capital have been entrenched in the international legal system. The Code of Capital opens the way for a thoughtful discussion about the treaties on capital flows and privileges that need to be rewritten. A must-read.”
16.30: Welcome by Professor Dirk Heremans (emeritus KU Leuven)
16.40: Lecture by Professor Katharina Pistor (Columbia Law School)
17.40: Belgian responses by
- Professor Koen Geens (KU Leuven and Minister of Justice of Belgium)
- Professor Ludo Cornelis (emeritus VUB)
- Professor Joeri Vananroye (KU Leuven)
KU Leuven Campus Brussels
Stormstraat 2, B-1000 Brussels
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