Anna Gelpern

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Anna Gelpern

International Law, Taxation

Anna Gelpern is a Professor of Law at Georgetown. She has published articles on financial integration, debt contracts and development, and has co-authored a textbook on International Finance. She has contributed to international initiatives on financial reform and sovereign borrowing, most recently as an expert for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Professor Gelpern is a nonresident senior fellow at the Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics and a fellow at the George Washington University School of Law Center for Law, Economics & Finance.

Before coming to Georgetown, she held full-time appointments at the American University Washington College of Law, Rutgers School of Law-Newark and Rutgers University Division of Global Affairs, and a visiting appointment at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. Between 1996 and 2002, Professor Gelpern served in legal and policy positions at the U.S. Treasury Department. Earlier she practiced with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York and London. Professor Gelpern has taught International Finance, Contracts, Commercial Law, Financial Institutions and International Law. She earned an A.B. from Princeton University, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Recent Activity

NOVEMBER 3, 2016
“Sovereign Debt in the Euro Area: Too Safe or Too Risky?”
Keynote Address by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at Harvard University
Citing Professor Anna Gelpern

DECEMBER 19, 2015
“The IMF Changes Its Rules To Isolate China And Russia – Analysis” 
Eurasia Review
Quoting Professor Anna Gelpern

DECEMBER 11, 2015
US Resisted IMF Debt Reform as ‘Moral Hazard’ Prior to Ukraine Crisis
Sputnik News
Quoting Professor Anna Gelpern

What to do about “vulture funds”? UNCTAD event highlights challenges ahead

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DECEMBER 10, 2015
Puerto Rico governor: No pension cuts to fix crisis
USA Today
Quoting Professor Anna Gelpern

NOVEMBER 7, 2015
Ukraine Should Not Repay This Odious Debt to Russia
Quoting Professor Anna Gelpern

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