Archive for Thursday, October 25, 2007

IMF, World Bank reforms on agenda

October 25, 2007


The Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy will conduct a symposium Friday morning regarding the future of governing laws and practices of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and Regional Development Banks.

The event - covering "The Future of Law and Policy in Global Financial Institutions" - is set for 8:15 a.m. in Green Hall at Kansas University. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m.

Scheduled panelists include Rich Edwards, professor of law emeritus, University of Toledo College of Law; John Taylor, former general counsel, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development; Ross Leckow, deputy general counsel, IMF; Bob Hockett, associate professor of law, Cornell Law School; Don Sherk, former senior adviser and U.S. executive director, African Development Bank; and John Boyd, former senior sector specialist and senior counsel, Asian Development Bank.

Participants may receive up to six hours of continuing legal eduction credits in Kansas and Missouri. For more information, call 864-3333.


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