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Faculty Profile

Simone M. Sepe

Associate Professor of Law and Finance


E-mail:  Simone M. Sepe
Office Number: 223
Office Phone: (520) 626-3533

Courses Taught:
Justice, Law and Capitalism - Law 673A
Corporate Finance - Law 617
Business Organizations - Law 616
Law and Finance of Banking - Law 611G

Curriculum Vitae
SSRN Published Papers

Biographical Information

Professor Sepe's areas of expertise include business organizations, corporate finance, contract theory, and law and economics. His scholarship focuses on corporate governance, corporate finance, and the theory of institutions. He holds doctoral degrees in both law and economics. Professor Sepe practiced banking and finance law at Clifford Chance, an international law firm based in London, and worked as an investment banker at Fortress Investment Group in London and New York.


Toulouse School of Economics, Toulouse, France, Ph.D. (Economics) (2013) 
Toulouse School of Economics, Toulouse (France), M.Sc. (Financial Economics) (2009) 
Yale Law School, J.S.D. (2009) 
University of Siena, Siena (Italy), Ph.D (Law and Economics) (2006) 
Yale Law School, LL.M. (2005) 
LUISS University, Rome (Italy), Laurea in Giurisprudenza (J.D.) (1998) 

Representative Publications

Paying for Risk: Bankers, Compensation and Competition, 100 Cornell L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2015) (co-author, with Charles K. Whitehead).
Urban Decay, Austerity, and the Rule of Law, 64 Emory L. J. 1 (2014) (co-author, with Brent T. White & Saura Masconale).
Disentangling Liberalization and Privatization Policies: Is There a Political Trade-Off?, 42 J. Comp. Econ. 1033 (2014) (co-author, with Filippo Belloc & Antonio Nicita).
Lawyers and Fools: Lawyer-Directors in Public Corporations, 102 Georgetown L.J. 413 (2014) (co-author, with Lubomir P. Litov & Charles K. Whitehead).
Intruders in the Boardroom: The Case of Constituency Directors, 91 Wash. U. L. Rev. 309 (2013).
Regulating Risk and Governance in Banks: A Contractarian Perspective, 62 Emory L.J. 327 (2012).
Complete List of Publications


Last Updated: 01/30/2014