Active Short Selling by Hedge Funds- ECGI Spotlight Series Episode 1

Active Short Selling by Hedge Funds- ECGI Spotlight Series Episode 1

Vyacheslav Fos, Marco Becht, Lucrezia Reichlin, Mike Burkart

July 22 2020

The inaugural seminar in the ECGI Spotlight Series took place on 13 July 2020. The series was introduced by the Chair of ECGI, Prof. Lucrezia Reichlin and the Executive Director, Prof. Marco Becht. The Editor of the ECGI Finance Working Paper Series, Prof. Mike Burkart and Prof. Miriam Schwartz-Ziv from the ECGI Spotlight Series team also offered their introductory remarks.

Prof. Vyacheslav Fos (Boston College) presented his paper "Active Short Selling by Hedge Funds". It was discussed by Mr. Stephen Fraidin (Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP).

The guest panel included Prof. Alon Brav (Fuqua School of Business), Prof. Julian Franks (London Business School), Prof. Ronald Gilson (Stanford Law School), Prof. Wei Jiang (Columbia Business School), Prof. Alexander Ljungqvist (Stockholm School of Economics) and Prof. Nadya Malenko (University of Michigan, Ross School of Business). For more information regarding this seminar please go to the following link: https://ecgi.global/content/active-short-selling-hedge-funds#!event-about

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