Law & Development
FGV Law School & University of São Paolo Law School, São Paolo, Brazil
4-6 August 2019
WINIR sponsored 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.
Attendance was free of charge and no registration was required. All panels were in English.
Organizing Committee: Diogo R. Coutinho (USP), Mario Gomes Schapiro (FGV), Raquel de Mattos Pimenta (USP), Beatriz Kira (USP), Henrique Almeida Castro (USP), Pedro Salomon Bezerra Mouallem (USP/FGV).
Sunday 4 August
20:00-21:00 Informal gathering
Monday 5 August
USP Law School, Largo São Francisco, 95, Centro, São Paolo.
09:00-09:30 Introduction: Diogo R. Coutinho (USP, Brazil) and Mario Schapiro (FGV, Brazil)
09:30-10:00 Welcome remarks: David Trubek (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
10:00-12:00 Law, political economy and institutions
Panel: Anna Chadwick (University of Glasgow, UK), Jedidiah Joseph Kroncke (University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, China) and Diogo R. Coutinho (USP Law School, Brazil)
13:30-15:00 Democratic institutions in movement
Panel: Bojan Bugaric (University of Sheffield, UK), Carla de Paiva Bezerra (USP & Cebrap, Brazil), Michel Riegner (Humboldt, Germany) and Henrique A. Castro (USP Law School, Brazil)
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-17:00 Corruption and reform in the Global South
Panel: Catherine Greene (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Germany), Antonio Andreoni (SOAS University of London, UK) and Raquel de Mattos Pimenta (USP Law School, Brazil).
17:30-18:30 Book launch: The Code of Capital: How Law Creates Wealth and Inequality (Princeton University Press)
Katharina Pistor (Columbia Law School, USA)
Comments by Michelle Badin (FGV, Brazil), Anna Chadwick (University of Glasgow, UK), Mario Schapiro (FGV, Brazil) and Diogo R. Coutinho (USP, Brazil)
20:00-22:00 Informal dinner
Tuesday 6 August 2019
FGV Sao Paolo Law School, Rua Rocha, 233, São Paolo.
09:00-10:15 Keynote lecture: Katharina Pistor (Columbia Law School, USA)
10:15-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-12:15 Financial regulation
Panel: Leslie Elliot Armijo (Simon Fraser University, Canada), Daniella Prates (Unicamp, Brazil) and Mario Schapiro (FGV São Paolo Law School, Brazil)
13:45-15:15 Socio-legal architecture of markets
Panel: André Nahoum (USP, Brazil), Gustavo Onto (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and Pedro Salomon B. Mouallem (USP Law School/FGV, Brazil)
15:15-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-17:15 Internet & competition
Panel: Victor Fernandes (USP, Brazil), Wendy Ng (University of Melbourne, Australia) and Beatriz Kira (USP Law School, Brazil)
17:15-18:30 Wrap-up and Moving Forward Session
20:30-22:30 Farewell dinner
Videos from this event are available on the FGV YouTube channel.