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travers_smith_logo.png3CL runs the 3CL Travers Smith Lunchtime Seminar Series, featuring leading academics from the Faculty, and high-profile practitioners.

3CL Seminar SeriesSubject to speaker consent, the lecture component for each seminar will be made available on the University of Cambridge Streaming Media Service (SMS) and the Apple iTunes platforms, and if recorded on video, on the YouTube playlist. The introductions and Q&A sections will not be included to encourage frank and open discussion. You can subscribe to the '3CL Travers Smith Lunchtime Seminar Series' on iTunes or other podcast services for automatic download, or an RSS feed is available from the SMS for use on other platforms.

Seminar Programme for 2022

All seminars take place in G24 from 1pm to 2pm unless specified otherwise. Please note that the maximum number of seats in G24 is currently reduced to 30 due to Covid safety regulations. For in-person only events, sign-up information is circulated closer to the seminars allocating places on a first-come, first-served basis. For hybrid events, residents in Cambridge are strongly encouraged to attend in-person to support the event.

 

Michaelmas Term 2022

Date

Speaker(s)

Title

Recording / resources

11 Oct

1-2pm

Professor Luca Enriques
(University of Oxford)

'Venture Capital and European Corporate Laws: Bargaining in the Shadow of Regulatory Constraints'

Venture Capital and European Corporate Laws: Bargaining in the Shadow of Regulatory Constraints

Luca Enriques Slides

 

14 Oct

10am

In cooperation with Hitotsubashi University

3CL Book launch: 'Legal Innnovation: Technology, the Legal Profession and Industrial Change'

3CL Book launch: 'Legal Innnovation: Technology, the Legal Profession and Industrial Change'

25 Oct

1-2pm

Professor Wolfgang Wurmnest
(University of Hamburg)

'Assessing Antitrust Damages in Follow-on Actions Against Cartels'

Assessing Antitrust Damages in Follow-on Actions Against Cartels

15 Nov

1-2pm

Professor Simon Witney
(Travers Smith, LSE)

'Sustainable Finance in Private Markets'

Sustainable Finance in Private Markets

Professor Simon Witney Slides

29 Nov

4-6pm

Professor Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras Ballell
(University Carlos III of Madrid)

'Responsible Algorithms: Guiding Principles for Automated Decision-Making in Commercial Transactions'

Responsible Algorithms: Guiding Principles for Automated Decision-Making in Commercial Transactions

Teresa Rodríguez Slides

Lent Term 2022

Date

Speaker(s)

Title

Registration

Recording / resources

8 Feb

1-2pm

Professor Ignacio Tirado
(UNIDROIT, Universidad Autónoma Madrid)

'Deconstructing Insolvency Law: Towards a Bespoke Treatment of Business Financial Distress'

 

'Deconstructing Insolvency Law: Towards a Bespoke Treatment of Business Financial Distress'

Chris Hale Slides

15 Feb

1-2pm

Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner
(University of Warwick)

'Unbundling the Contract of Sale – Commercial Law and 3D-printing'

 

'Unbundling the Contract of Sale – Commercial Law and 3D-printing'

22 Feb

1-2pm

Professor Jens Frankenreiter
(Washington University in St Louis)

'Cleaning of Corporate Governance'

 

CLEANING CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

'Cleaning of Corporate Governance'

28 Feb

4-6pm

Guest Lecture

Chris Hale (Chair Emeritus, Travers Smith) and William Paul (Non-Executive Director and Board Advisor, Dorna Sports SL)

'Private Equity: Its place in corporate finance and how it works'

 

Not recorded

8 Mar

1-2pm

Professor Alberto Saiz Garitaonandia
(University of the Basque Country)

'Artificial Intelligence and dispute resolution: challenges and limitations'

 

'Artificial Intelligence and dispute resolution: challenges and limitations'

11 Mar

4-5:30pm

Guest Lecture

Nilufer von Bismarck
(Non Executive Director, Legal & General)

'A Deep Dive into Innovations in Fund Raising and the Impact on Outcomes'

In-person LG19

 

Further information on upcoming seminars can be found in the Events Calendar.