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“The Evolving Role of the International Monetary Fund” by Sean Hagan, General Counsel and Director of the International Monetary Fund’s Legal Department
February 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Please join us February 11, 2016, 12:00-12:50PM at UNC School of Law in room 5048 for guest speaker Sean Hagan, General Counsel and Director of the Legal Department at the International Monetary Fund. Hagan will speak about “The Evolving Role of the International Monetary Fund.” We anticipate that there will be significant audience participation, so at 12:50, we will move to the boardroom for further discussion.
Sean Hagan is General Counsel and Director of the Legal Department at the International Monetary Fund. In this capacity, Mr. Hagan advises the Fund’s management, Executive Board and membership on all legal aspects of the Fund’s operations, including its regulatory, advisory and lending functions. Mr. Hagan has published extensively on both the law of the Fund and a broad range of legal issues relating to the prevention and resolution of financial crisis, with a particular emphasis on insolvency and the restructuring of debt, including sovereign debt.
Prior to beginning work at the IMF, Mr. Hagan was in private practice, first in New York and subsequently in Tokyo. Mr. Hagan received his Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center and also received a Master of Science in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.