Assistant Professor of Law
Financial institutions, financial stability, capital markets regulation and corporate finance
J.D. Harvard Law School
B.A. Dartmouth College
Morgan Ricks studies financial regulation. From 2009-10, he was a senior policy advisor and financial restructuring expert at the U.S. Treasury Department, where he focused primarily on financial stability initiatives and capital markets policy. Before joining the Treasury Department, he was a risk-arbitrage trader at Citadel Investment Group, a Chicago-based hedge fund. He previously served as a vice president in the investment banking division of Merrill Lynch & Co., where he specialized in strategic and capital-raising transactions for financial services companies. He began his career as a mergers and acquisitions attorney at Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz.
"The Case for Regulating the Shadow Banking System" in Too Big to Fail? Resolving Large Troubled Financial Institutions in the Future, Brookings Institution Press (forthcoming 2012)
"Money and (Shadow) Banking: A Thought Experiment," Review of Banking and Financial Law (forthcoming 2012)
"Reforming the Short-Term Funding Markets," Harvard John M. Olin Discussion Paper, No. 713 (2012)
"A Former Treasury Adviser on How to Really Fix Wall Street," The New Republic (December 17, 2011)
"A Regulatory Design for Monetary Stability," Harvard John M. Olin Discussion Paper, No. 706 (2011)
"Regulating Money Creation After the Crisis," 1 Harvard Business Law Review 75 (2011)
"Shadow Banking and Financial Regulation," Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper, No. 370 (2010)
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