At the 34th St. Gallen Symposium, the Max Schmidheiny Foundation announced its contribution to establishing an international presence of Law and Economics in St.Gallen. Therefore, the Max Schmidheiny Foundation allows the Law School of the University of St.Gallen to invite renowned professors from abroad to teach pursuant to the Max Schmidheiny Foundation Guest Professorship for Entrepreneurship and Risk at the University of St. Gallen.
The following guest lecturers are giving regular lectures in the MLE: Gary Born (Wilmer Hale LLP), Gianni De Nicolò, Ph.D. (Research Department, International Monetary Fund) and John A. Burgess (Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy).
Gary Born (autumn 2007, spring 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012), Wilmer Hale LLP
Gary Born is Chairman of the International Arbitration Practice Group at Wilmer Hale LLP (London) and one of the leading specialists in the field of international arbitration. Mr. Born gave a lecture on “International Commercial Arbitration”. More information about Mr. Born is available here.
Gianni De Nicolò, Ph.D. is teaching a mandatory course, namely “Topics in International Finance and Monetary Policy”. The course covers topics of current and longer-term development of financial markets, financial intermediation and monetary policy in the global context.
John A. Burgess, regularly teaches a course on “Cross-Border Merger & Acquisitions” in the MLE. More information on Mr. Burgess is available here.