The Common Law and Finance

[2019] Lloyds Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 543

5 Pages Posted: 6 Feb 2020

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Joshua Getzler

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Kristin van Zwieten

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Date Written: July 12, 2019

Abstract

This is the introduction to four lectures published together in the November 2019 issue of Lloyds Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly. The lectures were part of a special series, "The Common Law and Finance: Perspectives from the Bench" held in Oxford in 2018-2019. In the series, senior judges from four jurisdictions (Hong Kong, Australia, the UK and the US) were invited to reflect on the role of the common law judge in the regulation of commerce and finance. In this introduction, we explain the motivation for the series, provide a synopsis of the papers, highlight some common themes, and identify some areas that might usefully be the subject of further research.

Keywords: law and finance; common law

JEL Classification: 0-43

Suggested Citation

Getzler, Joshua and van Zwieten, Kristin, The Common Law and Finance (July 12, 2019). [2019] Lloyds Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 543. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3508109 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3508109

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