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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 for automatic download to your iTunes library, or an RSS feed is available from the SMS for use on other devices.

Seminar Programme for 2020

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

Michaelmas Term 2020

Date

Speaker(s)

Title

Registration

Recording / resources

13 Oct 2020

Professor Mark Roe
Harvard Law School

'The Power of the Narrative in Corporate Lawmaking'

 

 

3 Nov 2020

Professor Sir Roy Goode
University of Oxford

Joint 3CL/CPLC Webinar: 'Pits, Ploughs and Plant – The Contribution of the Pretoria Protocol to the Finance of Equipment in Developing Countries'

 

'Pits, Ploughs and Plant – The Contribution of the Pretoria Protocol to the Finance of Equipment in Developing Countries

17 Nov 2020

Professor Sir William Blair
Queen Mary, University of London

'Commercial Contracts and the Pandemic – Conciliate or Litigate?'

 

'Commercial Contracts and the Pandemic – Conciliate or Litigate?

"Breathing space" - Concept Note 2 on the effect of the 2020 pandemic on commercial contracts, September 2020 Update

1 Dec 2020

Spencer Summerfield
Travers Smith

'Getting Out Of a Takeover Offer'

 

'Getting Out Of a Takeover Offer

 

Lent Term

Date

Speaker

Title

Paper/Slides

Recording

28 Jan 2020

12:45pm

Dr Suren Gomtsian
University of Leeds

'Shareholder Engagement by Large Institutional Investors'

'Shareholder Engagement by Large Institutional Investors' (SSRN)

 

3 Feb 2020

7pm

Panel Discussion

Blockchain & Law Panel

 

Not recorded

4 Feb 2020

12:45pm

Jon Lukomnik
Sinclair Capital & IRRC Institute

'Blackrock's Environmental Activism: The Third Stage of Corporate Governance'

'The Third, System Stage of Corporate Governance: Why Institutional Investors Need to Move Beyond Modern Portfolio Theory' (SSRN)

 

25 Feb 2020

12:45pm

Professor Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey

'The Principle of AI Legal Neutrality'

'The Principle of AI Legal Neutrality'

 

25 Feb 2020

5:30pm

Professor Eilis Ferran
European Financial Market Infrastructure: Ownership, Governance and Regulation

Professor Oliver Linton
Some Empirical Methods for High Frequency Financial Data

J M Keynes Fellowship Fund Lecture: 'European Financial Market Infrastructure: Ownership, Governance and Regulation'

 

Not recorded

27 Feb 2020

4:00pm

Chris Hale
Chair Emeritus of Travers Smith

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

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

 

3 Mar 2020

12:45pm

Claudia Chapman
Financial Reporting Council

'Shareholder Engagement by Large Institutional Investors'

Claudia Chapman Slides

Not recorded

13 Mar 2020

12:45pm

Roundtable

Roundtable on Funding Innovation: Current Issues in Corporate Finance

 

Cancelled