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Lessons Learned from the Eurozone Debt Crisis, 2010-2014

photo of Lee C. Buchheit

When: Thursday, April 7, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM CT

Where: Scott Hall, 201 (Ripton Room), 601 University Place, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Erin Lockwood  

Group: Global Capitalism & Law Research Group

Co-Sponsor: Department of Political Science

Category: Academic


Dubbed the "fairy godmother to finance ministers in distress" by The Guardian, Lee C. Buchheit, a senior partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP, was a chief architect of the Greek debt restructuring plan and has been involved at a high level in debt negotiations in Iceland, Iraq, Russia, among others. In this public talk, sponsored by the Buffett Institute's Global Capitalism & Law Research Group, he will reflect on the Eurozone debt crisis and the politics of sovereign debt restructuring.

More information about Mr. Buchheit can be found here and more details about his involvement in the Greek debt restructuring appear here and here.

Lunch will be served.


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