FGV Law School & University of São Paolo Law School, São Paolo, Brazil

4-6 August 2019

WINIR is pleased to sponsor the International Conference on "Law and Development: New Institutional Perspectives from the Global South" jointly organised by the São Paolo Law School of Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and the Faculty of Law of the University of São Paolo (USP) on 4-6 August 2019, with support from CAPES and CNPq.

Sunday 4 August

20:00-21:00   Informal gathering

Monday 5 August

Venue: USP Law School, Largo São Francisco, 95, Centro, São Paolo.

09:00-09:30     Introduction: Diogo R. Coutinho (USP) and Mario Schapiro (FGV)

09:30-10:00  Welcome remarks: David Trubek (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

10:00-12:00  Roundtable: Law, Political Economy and Institutions

Panel: Anna Chadwick (University of Glasgow), Jedidiah Joseph Kroncke (University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law) and Diogo R. Coutinho  (USP Law School)

12:00-13:30  Lunch

13:30-15:00  Roundtable: Democratic Institutions in Movement

Panel: Bojan Bugaric (University of Sheffield), Carla de Paiva Bezerra (USP & Cebrap), Michel Riegner (Humboldt) and Henrique A. Castro (USP Law School)

15:00-15:30  Coffee break

15:30-17:00 Roundtable: Corruption and Reform in the Global South

Panel: Catherine Greene (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative), Antonio Andreoni (SOAS University of London) and Raquel de Mattos Pimenta (USP Law School).

17:30-18:30  Book launch: The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality by Katharina Pistor (Columbia Law School)

Comments by Michelle Badin (FGV), Anna Chadwick (University of Glasgow), Mario Schapiro (FGV) and Diogo R. Coutinho (USP)

20:00-22:00  Informal dinner

Tuesday 6 August 2019

Venue: FGV Sao Paolo Law School, Rua Rocha, 233, São Paolo.

09:00-10:15     Keynote lecture: Katharina Pistor (Columbia Law School)

10:15-10:45  Coffee break

10:45-12:15  Roundtable: Financial Regulation

Panel: Leslie Elliot Armijo (Simon Fraser University), Daniella Prates (Unicamp) and Mario Schapiro (FGV São Paolo Law School) 

12:15-13:45  Lunch

13:45-15:15  Roundtable: Socio-legal Architecture of Markets

Panel: André Nahoum (USP), Gustavo Onto (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) and Pedro Salomon B. Mouallem (USP Law School/FGV)

15:15-15:45  Coffee break

15:45-17:15  Roundtable: Internet & Competition

Panel: Victor Fernandes (USP), Wendy Ng (University of Melbourne) and Beatriz Kira (USP Law School)

17:15-18:30  Wrap-up and Moving Forward Session

All participants

20:30-22:30  Farewell dinner  


Attendance in the event is free of charge and no registration is required. All panels will be in English.

Organizing Committee
: Diogo R. Coutinho (USP), Mario Gomes Schapiro (FGV), Raquel de Mattos Pimenta (USP), Beatriz Kira (USP), Henrique Almeida Castro (USP) and Pedro Salomon Bezerra Mouallem (USP/FGV).