Fraud in the Bull Market

UC Berkeley hosted an intimate discussion in San Francisco of the critical issues, technologies, and policies that drive financial fraud around the world.

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Videos from the program:

Highlights Video: 

Date: 04/10/2019
Duration: 02:33
Description: One day program in San Francisco where we discussed critical issues, technologies, and policies driving financial fraud around the world. 

Welcome Remarks: 

Date: 04/10/2019
Duration: 14:18
Description: Welcome remarks by Frank Partnoy (UC Berkeley) and Herb Greenberg (Pacific Square Research)


Opening Remarks:

Date: 04/10/2019
Duration: 42:29
Description: Opening statement and presentation by Jim Chanos (Kynikos Associates LP) Powerpoint

The Great Shorting Debate:

Date: 04/10/2019
Duration: 47:27
Description: Debate with Omeed Malik (Moderator), Carson Block (Muddy Waters Research) vs. Joshua Mitts (Columbia Law School)


Fraud and the Media:

Date: 04/10/2019
Duration: 56:56
Description: Panel with Herb Greenberg (moderator), Roddy Boyd (Southern Investigative  Reporting Foundation), Jesse Eisinger (ProPublica), Linette Lopez (Business Insider), Francine McKenna (MarketWatch)

Intimate Discussion with Tom Wright:

Date: 04/10/2019
Duration: 36:47
Description: A discussion about Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World with Author Tom Wright (Wall Street Journal) 

Fraud and the Law:

Date: 04/10/2019
Duration: 48:12
Description: Panel with Frank Partnoy (Moderator), Robert J. Jackson, Jr. (Securities and Exchange Commission), Michele Johnson (Latham & Watkins)


Fraud and Auditors:

Date: 04/10/2019
Duration: 44:32
Description: Panel with Jim Chanos (moderator), Emily Alexander (TAFS), Jules Kroll (K2 Intelligence), Lynn Turner (formerly Securities and Exchange Commission)


Expert Tips for Catching Fraud:

Date: 04/10/2019
Duration: 41:53
Description: Discussion with Bethany McLean (author, The Smartest Guys in the Room), Martin Stapleton (Gladstone Capital Management) 


Global Transparency:

Date: 04/10/2019
Duration: 24:59
Description: Discussion with Rupert Younger (moderator), Alexandra Wrage (TRACE International)


Closing Keynote:

Date: 04/10/2019
Duration: 42:55
Description:  Closing remarks by Diana Henriques (author, Wizard of Lies)


A Discussion with John Carreyrou:

Date: 04/10/2019
Duration: 40:08
Description: Post-Reception screening of The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley and talk-before with John Carreyrou (author, Bad Blood).

Thank you to our generous co-sponsors for making this event possible:

Farvahar partners K2 intelligence Kynikos associates Latham & Watkins         Pacific Square research

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd             


Program Details


The one-day program was held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Delancey Street Foundation:

600 Embarcadero,
San Francisco, CA 94107