The Marketplace of Ideas: Professor Anna Gelpern and James P. Sweeney Weigh in on Pistor’s Legal Theory of Finance

The CLS Blue Sky Blog presents Part III of the second installment of our new series, entitled “The Marketplace of Ideas.”  Parts I and II can be found here and here.  Earlier installments are available here.  The intent is to present different perspectives on the same subject by two or more authors.

The subject is Professor Katharina Pistor’s Legal Theory of Finance (LTF).  For a short description of her theory and the format of the commentary we are releasing, please see here.

Our fourth and fifth releases comes to us from Professor Anna Gelpern of Georgetown Law School and James P. Sweeney, a Managing Director on the Global Strategy Team in Fixed Income Research at Credit Suisse in New York.  

Please click here for Anna’s post, “Rules, Institutions, and the Legal Theory of Finance,” and here for James’ post, “In Search of Broader Perspectives about our Financial System”.  Commentary on these posts is greatly encouraged.