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Elisabeth Brookover
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Nobel Prize-Winning Psychologist and Author Daniel Kahneman to Speak at Loyola University Chicago School of Law

What:
The nation’s leading scholars, expert witnesses, and practitioners-including Daniel Kahneman, Nobel-prize winning psychologist and author of the best-selling book Thinking, Fast and Slow, along with distinguished jurists Hon. William T. Hart (JD ‘51), Richard A. Posner, and Jed S. Rakoff-will debate and discuss the application of behavioral economics to critical aspects of securities fraud litigation. Conference topics include pleading and proving scienter, market efficiency and the fraud on the market theory of reliance, loss causation, event studies, damage calculations, the appropriate role of expert, and opinion and testimony.

Loyola’s Institute for Investor Protection is a non-partisan, independent academic center that promotes investor protection for the individual consumer and the public, and seeks to shape policy issues affecting investors.

This conference, which is free and open to the public, has been approved by the Illinois MCLE board for 5.5 hours of credit.

For more information, visit LUC.edu/law/investorprotection.  To register, send an e-mail to LawInvestorProtection@luc.edu.

When:
Friday, October 5, 2012
9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Where:
Power Rogers & Smith Ceremonial Courtroom
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Philip H. Corboy Law Center, 10th Floor
25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago 60611

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