This Law and Finance Roundtable, convened by Professor Jennifer Payne and Professor Louise Gullifer, will explore issues relating to the holding of securities through intermediaries, including rehypothecation and conflicts of laws issues arising in relation to intermediated securities. It will also focus on the duties of investment intermediaries, and include discussion of the Law Commission’s current consultation (Fiduciary Duties of Investment Intermediaries, Law Com Consultation No 215). 

The event will include the following participants: Joanna Benjamin, Reader in Law, The London School of Economics and Political Science; Guy Morton, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Habib Motani, Partner, Clifford Chance; Dr Philipp Paech, The London School of Economics and Political Science; Professor Robert Stevens, University of Oxford; Professor Tamar Frankel, Boston University School of Law; Professor Joshua Getzler, University of Oxford; David Hertzell, Law Commissioner, Law Commission; Dominic Hill, Partner, Hogan Lovells; Vanessa Knapp OBE, Visiting Professor, Queen Mary University of London; and Deborah Sabalot, The London School of Economics and Political Science.