Post Date: March 3, 2005

“After almost three years since the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, we are holding this panel discussion to explore the effectiveness of legislation, regulation and enforcement actions to address the perceived ills of Enron and other scandals in the corporate and financial communities,” said Hal S. Scott, Nomura Professor and director of the Program on International Financial Systems. “We hope that the discussion will stimulate a new awareness about how to approach the existing capital markets regulatory environment.”

Confirmed panelists include:

The panel discussion will be moderated by Professor Scott. Dean Elena Kagan will extend a welcome greeting, followed by opening remarks offered by Vickie A. Tillman, Standard & Poor’s executive vice president.

All members of the Harvard community are invited to attend this event. For more information or to RSVP, please contact

The event is made possible through the sponsorship of Standard & Poor’s.