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Erik Gerding joined the University of Colorado Law School as a tenured Associate Professor in 2011. His research interests include securities, banking law, financial regulation generally, and corporate governance.
Since 2003 he has been working on projects involving securities and corporate law during asset price bubbles, financial crises, and periods of market volatility. His current writing and teaching focus on aspects of the global financial crisis. He also writes about the intersection of technology and financial regulation. Professor Gerding is completing a book under contract with Routledge Press entitled "Bubbles, Financial Regulation, and Law."
Professor Gerding will begin by teaching Banking Law, Contracts, Securities Regulation, Deals, and Corporate Finance at Boulder. Professor Gerding comes to Colorado from the University of New Mexico School of Law, where he taught for five years. At New Mexico, he taught a wide range of business law courses, including contracts, business associations, and commercial law subjects, as well as law and economics.
Before joining the UNM faculty, Erik Gerding practiced in the New York and Washington, D.C. offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. His practice at the firm included representing clients in an array of financial transactions and regulatory matters. He has been quoted in articles on financial regulation in various national and international publications, including The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Financial Times of London, Money magazine, and Computerworld. He is a regular contributor to the Conglomerate, a blog of six law professors on law, business, and economics. Professor Gerding is also a fellow of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European, and Regulatory Procedural Law.
|Bubbles, Law and Financial Regulation (Routledge, forthcoming Apr. 2012).|
|Leveraging Technology to Address ‘Complexity’ and Information Failures in the Financial Crisis, in Risk Management and Corporate Governance (Abolhassan Jalilvand & A.G. Malliaris eds., forthcoming Sept. 2011).|
|Code, Crash, and Open Source: The Outsourcing of Financial Regulation to Risk Models and the Global Financial Crisis, 84 Wash. L. Rev. 127 (2009), reprinted in in 42 Sec. L. Rev. 67 (2010).|
|Laws Against Bubbles: An Experimental Asset Market Approach to Analyzing Financial Regulation, 2007 Wis. L. Rev. 977.|
|The Next Epidemic: Bubbles and the Growth and Decay of Securities Regulation, 38 Conn. L. Rev. 393 (2006).|
|The Outsourcing of Financial Regulation to Risk Models, in Lessons from the Financial Crisis: Causes, Consequences, and Our Economic Future 293 (Robert W. Kolb ed., 2010).|
|United States of America, in Directors’ Personal Liability for Corporate Fault: A Comparative Analysis 301 (Helen Anderson ed., 2008).|
|Codificacion Regulatoria en los Estados Unidos, in SESQUICENTENARIO DEL CÓDIGO CIVIL DE ANDRÉS BELLO: PASADO, PRESENTE Y FUTURO DE LA CODIFICACIÓN (María Dora Martinic, Mauricio Tapia & Sebastián Ríos eds., 2005).|
Symposia and Invited
|Deregulation Pas de Deux: Dual Regulatory Classes of Financial Institutions and the Path to Financial Crisis in Sweden and the United States, 15 NEXUS 135 (2010) (“The 80th Anniversary of The Great Crash of 1929: Law, Markets, and The Role of The State”).|
|The Dangers of Delegating Financial Regulation to Risk Models, 29(4) Banking & Fin. Serv. Pol'y Rep. 1 (April 2010).|
|The Subprime Crisis and the Link between Consumer Financial Protection and Systemic Risk, 4 F.I.U. L. Rev. 93 (2009).|
|Gerding (with Margaret Blair), Sometimes Too Great a Notional: Measuring the “Systemic Significance” of OTC Credit Derivatives, 1(11) Lombard Street 10 (August 31, 2009).|
|Summer 2013||Undrstnd Global Fin Crisis||LAWS 6338-1|
|Spring 2013||Deals||LAWS 7101-001|
|Spring 2013||Securities Regulation||LAWS 7401-001|
|Fall 2012||Contracts||LAWS 5121-802|
|Fall 2012||Regulation of Financial Institutions||LAWS 7031-001|
|Spring 2012||Deals||LAWS 7101-001|
|Spring 2012||Securities Regulation||LAWS 7401-001|
|Fall 2011||Regulation of Financial Institutions||LAWS 7031-001|