Alumni

Fireside Chat with Professor Omri Ben-Shahar

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Zurich

March 26, 2019: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join fellow UChicago and Booth alumni for reception and conversation with guest speaker UChicago Professor Omri Ben-Shahar.

Where

Homburger AG
Prime Tower
Hardstrasse 201
Zurich, Switzerland

Event Details

Professor Omri Ben-Shahar is in Switzerland to attend a law and economics conference at the University of Lucerne. On his way there, he will come by to share some insights on life in the faculty, the university at large and the general climate in the United States of America.

The fireside chat will be followed by a cocktail offered by Homburger AG.

We would be delighted if many of you could attend.

Special thanks to Daniel Daeniker, LLM '96, and Homburger for hosting this event.

Cost

No Charge

Registration


Register By Email

Deadline: 3/26/2019

Speaker Profiles

Omri Ben-Shahar (Speaker)
Leo and Eileen Herzel Professor of Law, Kearney Director of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and E, University of Chicago

Omri Ben-Shahar earned his PhD in Economics and SJD from Harvard in 1995 and his BA and LLB from the Hebrew University in 1990. Before coming to Chicago, he was the Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law and Economics at the University of Michigan. Prior to that, he taught at Tel-Aviv University, was a member of Israel's Antitrust Court and clerked at the Supreme Court of Israel. He teaches contracts, sales, trademark law, insurance law, consumer law, e-commerce, food law, law and economics, and game theory and the law. He writes primarily in the fields of contract law and consumer protection. He is the co-author of More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure (Princeton 2014). Ben-Shahar is the Kearney Director of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics. He is the Co-Reporter for the American Law Institute's Restatement of Consumer Contracts. He also writes a biweekly column for Forbes.

Questions

Oliver Banz, ’05 

Other Information

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