Hal S. Scott

Harvard Law School

Nomura Professor of International Financial Systems

1557 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Rules for Growth: Promoting Innovation and Growth Through Legal Reform

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 426, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 410, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1757982
Number of pages: 513 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Harvard University, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Human Dynamics Group, Arizona State University (ASU) - School for the Future of Innovation in Society, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame Law School, Stanford Law School, Vermont Law School, University of Toronto, Stanford Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Yale University - Law School, University of Illinois College of Law (deceased), Columbia University - Columbia Law School, Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Israel Supreme Court, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, American Enterprise Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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entrepreneurship, policy, growth, rules, innovation, immigration, intellectual property, ip, university, business, federal, national, patent

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An Overview of International Finance: Law and Regulation

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
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International Finance, regulation, home country, host country

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Cloud Computing in the Financial Sector: A Global Perspective

Program on International Financial Systems 2019
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jul 2019
Hal S. Scott, John Gulliver and Hillel Nadler
Harvard Law School, Program on International Financial Systems and Wayne State University Law School
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cloud computing, third-party service providers, technology infrastructure, financial system

4.

Interconnectedness and Contagion - Financial Panics and the Crisis of 2008

Number of pages: 209 Posted: 22 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2014
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,148 (34,087)
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interconnectedness, contagion, financial crisis, systemic risk, Lehman Brothers, bank runs, capital requirements, liquidity requirements, resolution authority, bailout

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The Reduction of Systemic Risk in the United States Financial System

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 May 2010
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
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Volcker Rules, Capital Requirements, Clearinghouses and Exchanges, Derivatives, Resolution Procedures, Emergency Lending, Federal Reserve, Regulatory Structure, Regulatory Reorganization

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The E.U.’s Digital Operational Resilience Act: Cloud Services & Financial Companies

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Sep 2021
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
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When the Euro Falls Apart - A Sequel

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-16
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2012
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
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Mandating Corporate Behavior: Can One Set of Rules Fit All?

Standard & Poor's, Spring 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jun 2006
Hal S. Scott and George S. Dallas
Harvard Law School and F&C Investments
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A Bankruptcy Procedure for Sovereign Debtors?

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Mar 2003
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
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sovereign debt, IMF, bankruptcy, international finance, banking, emerging markets

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Bank Capital for Operational Risk: A Tale of Fragility and Instability

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Mark Ames, Til Schuermann and Hal S. Scott
Oliver Wyman, Oliver Wyman and Harvard Law School
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model risk, bank capital, bank regulation

11.

Internationalization of Primary Public Securities Markets

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Mar 2001
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
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A Review of Cryptoasset Market Structure and Regulation in the United States

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2023
Hal S. Scott, John Gulliver and Connor Kortje
Harvard Law School, Program on International Financial Systems and Committee on Capital Markets Regulation
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Crypto, digital assets, bitcoin, ether, blockchain, regulation, SEC, ICOs, stablecoins

13.

The Importance of the Retail Payment System

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 19 Dec 2014
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
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Retail Payment Systems

14.

The Development of Asian Bond Markets: The Offshore Option

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 07-06
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Jun 2007
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
Downloads 359 (150,534)
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bonds, integration, offshore, Asia

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What is the Proper Role of the States in Financial Regulation?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
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preemption, insurance, banking, securities, state regulation

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Reforming U.S. Capital Markets to Promote Economic Growth

Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, May 2020
Number of pages: 148 Posted: 30 Jun 2020
Hal S. Scott and John Gulliver
Harvard Law School and Program on International Financial Systems
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An Essay on the Fed and the U.S. Treasury: Lender of Last Resort and Fiscal Policy

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 May 2020
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
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Federal Reserve, Treasury, emergency lending, lender of last resort

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Optional Federal Chartering of Insurance: Design of a Regulatory Structure

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 07-05, Networks Financial Institute Policy Brief No. 2007-PB-04
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 May 2007
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
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insurance reform, regulation, optional federal chartering

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Controlling the Long-Term Problems of Short-Term Funding

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 17-13
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2018
Hal S. Scott and Brian Johnson
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
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The 2023 Banking Crisis and Reforming Lender of Last Resort

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Sep 2023
Hal S. Scott and Connor R. Kortje
Harvard Law School and Committee on Capital Markets Regulation
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Banking, liquidity, SVB, Silicon Valley Bank, Signature, First Republic, FDIC, Federal Reserve, resolution, lender of last resort

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Expanding Opportunities for Investors and Retirees: Private Equity

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Sep 2020
Hal S. Scott and John Gulliver
Harvard Law School and Program on International Financial Systems
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Private Equity, Retirees, Investors

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Nothing but the Facts: The U.S. Treasury Market During the COVID-19 Crisis

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Apr 2021
Hal S. Scott, John Gulliver and Hillel Nadler
Harvard Law School, Program on International Financial Systems and Wayne State University Law School
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SRISK as a Measure of Systemic Risk for Insurers: Oversimplified and Inappropriate

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2016
Hal S. Scott, Kristin Ricci and Aaron Sarfatti
Harvard Law School, Oliver Wyman and Oliver Wyman
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SRISK, Systemic Risk, Insurers, Financial Crisis

Optional Federal Chartering of Insurance: Rationale and Design of a Regulatory Structure

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Aug 2008
Martin F. Grace and Hal S. Scott
Temple University - Fox School of Business & Management and Harvard Law School
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insurance regulation, federalism, optional federal charter

Optional Federal Chartering of Insurance: Rationale and Design of a Regulatory Structure

Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 21 May 2015
Martin F. Grace and Hal S. Scott
Temple University - Fox School of Business & Management and Harvard Law School

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insurance regulation, federalism, optional federal charter

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Regulation of Governance & Risk Management: The Intersection of Banking & Technology

Program on International Financial Systems 2021
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Aug 2021
Hal S. Scott, Dennis Campbell and John Gulliver
Harvard Law School, Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit and Program on International Financial Systems
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International Review of Equity Market Structure Regulation: Phase III

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 May 2021
John Gulliver and Hal S. Scott
Program on International Financial Systems and Harvard Law School
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Cloud Adoption in the Financial Sector and Concentration Risk

Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 2023
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 May 2023 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2023
John Gulliver, Hillel Nadler and Hal S. Scott
Program on International Financial Systems, Wayne State University Law School and Harvard Law School
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Financial Technology, Financial Regulation, Banking, Cloud Service, Cloud Computing, Technology Outsourcing, Financial Supervision

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Capital Study Report: Use of Market Discipline

Number of pages: 198 Posted: 07 Nov 2015
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School
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bank regulation, contingent claims, CoCo bonds, capital requirements, leverage, systemic risk

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The U.S. Equity Markets: A Plan for Regulatory Reform

Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, 2016
Number of pages: 179 Posted: 28 Sep 2020
Hal S. Scott and John Gulliver
Harvard Law School and Program on International Financial Systems
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regulatory reform, equity markets, capital markets

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Mandatory Central Clearing for U.S. Treasuries and U.S. Treasury Repos

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Dec 2021
Harvard Law School, Program on International Financial Systems, Committee on Capital Markets Regulation and Committee on Capital Markets Regulation
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Enhancing Post-Trade Transparency for U.S. Treasuries

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Oct 2022
John Gulliver and Hal S. Scott
Program on International Financial Systems and Harvard Law School
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Rationalizing Enforcement in the US Financial System

Number of pages: 212 Posted: 09 Sep 2020
Hal S. Scott and John Gulliver
Harvard Law School and Program on International Financial Systems
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Enforcement, Financial systems, Capital Markets regulation

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Expanding Access to the Standing Repo Facility for U.S. Treasuries

Posted: 15 Oct 2022
John Gulliver and Hal S. Scott
Program on International Financial Systems and Harvard Law School

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The Federal Reserve: The Weakest Lender of Last Resort Among its Peers 

Posted: 05 Dec 2015
Hal S. Scott
Harvard Law School

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