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The Role of Credit Rating Agencies in Japan and the United States

November 29, 2012
The Role of Credit Rating Agencies in Japan and the United States

The Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School is pleased to welcome Douglas L. Peterson, president, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, and Hidetaka Tanaka, senior executive managing director, Rating and Investment Information, Inc., one of the major rating agencies in Japan, for a discussion regarding the current and future roles of credit agencies in both Japan and the United States. Columbia Business School’s very own Patrick Bolton, Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business, Columbia Business School, and author of The Credit Ratings Game, will serve as commentator. In addition, Hugh Patrick, Robert D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus, and director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School, will moderate the discussion.

Followed by a reception.

Speakers:
Douglas L. Peterson
, President, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services
Hidetaka Tanaka, Senior Executive Managing Director, Rating and Investment Information, Inc.



Commentator:
Patrick Bolton
, David Zalaznick Professor of Business, Columbia Business School

Moderator:

Hugh Patrick
, R.D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus; Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School 



Agenda:
5:30-6:00 pm Registration

6:00-7:30 pm Symposium and Q&A
7:30-8:30 pm Reception 



This symposium is part of CJEB’s program, "The New Global Financial Architecture."

Admission:
Advance registration will be required. Please register here.

Please visit the CJEB website for more information.

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Main Organizer: Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School

Co-sponsor: The Center for Japanese Legal Studies, Columbia Law School

With Outreach Partner: Japan Society

This event will be held at the following location:
Room 104, Jerome Greene Hall, Columbia Law School

  • November 29, 2012
  • 6:00 pm