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Massey Prize for Research in Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets Awarded to Texas Law Professor Henry T. C. Hu

International Symposium Brings Together Corporate, Banking, and Finance Experts in Honor of Prize


Professor Henry T.C. Hu, Allan Shivers Chair in the Law of Banking and Finance.

Rethinking the Nature of Information: Professor Henry Hu discusses how complexity and innovation mandate radical changes in disclosure

Professor Henry Hu discusses how complexity and innovation mandate radical changes in disclosure.


Texas Law Review symposium on modern capital markets and corporations, February 24–25, 2012

The Texas Law Review is holding a symposium entitled “Reshaping Capital Markets and Institutions: Twenty Years On” at the University of Texas School of Law on Friday, February 24, and Saturday, February 25, 2012. The event will bring together an exceptional lineup of legal and finance academics, practitioners, and regulators.


Henry Hu, Allan Shivers Chair in the Law of Banking and Finance

European Securities and Markets Authority issues call to study Henry Hu’s “empty voting” phenomenon

On September 14, 2011, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a call for evidence on “empty voting” within the European Union (EU) and the effects of this and related “decoupling” phenomena. Henry T. C. Hu, Allan Shivers Chair in the Law of Banking and Finance at the University of Texas School of Law is the lead or sole author on pioneering articles that coined the term “empty voting,” as well as associated terms such as “empty crediting” and “hidden (morphable) ownership.”


Professor Henry Hu guests hosts CNBC’s Squawk Box and discusses decoupling, the financial crisis, and the SEC

Professor Henry Hu, who holds the Allan Shivers Chair in the Law of Banking and Finance at the Law School, served as the guest host of CNBC’s flagship morning program Squawk Box on Wednesday, February 23, 2011.


Professor Henry Hu Delivers Keynote Address at the Peace Palace, The Hague, on “Financial Innovation, Systemic Risk, and Courts”

Professor Henry Hu, Allan Shivers Chair in the Law of Banking and Finance at the University of Texas School of Law, delivered the keynote address at an experts’ roundtable held at the Peace Palace, The Hague, on October 25, 2010.