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Monday, 26 September 2011

Howell Jackson, the James S. Reid, Jr., Professor of Law at Harvard Law SchoolHowell Jackson, the James S. Reid, Jr., Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will be the Arthur Goodhart Professor of Legal Science from October 2012 to January 2013 and will be prominently involved with the Masters of Corporate Law programme during his stay here. Professor Jackson, an internationally renowned expert in financial regulation, international finance, consumer protection, federal budget policy and entitlement reform, will teach an MCL module on global aspects of financial regulation while he is in Cambridge.

Professor Jackson, who has been on the Harvard Law School faculty since 1989, served as the school’s vice dean for administration and budget from 2003 to 2006 and was acting Dean in 2009. He is co-editor of Fiscal Challenges: An Inter-Disciplinary Approach to Budget Policy (Cambridge University Press 2008), co-author of Analytical Methods for Lawyers (Foundation Press 2003) and Regulation of Financial Institutions (West 1999), and author of numerous scholarly articles. Professor Jackson frequently testifies before Congress and consults with government agencies on issues of financial regulation. He has served as a consultant to the United States Treasury Department, the United Nations Development Program, and the World Bank/International Monetary Fund.

More information about the MCL can be found on the MCL website.