Hal S. Scott
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Hal S. Scott is the Director of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation and an independent director of Lazard, Ltd. He is a past President of the International Academy of Consumer and Commercial Law and a past Governor of the American Stock Exchange (2002–2005).
He is the Nomura Professor and Director of the Program on International Financial Systems at Harvard Law School, where he has taught since 1975. He teaches courses on Capital Markets Regulation, International Finance, the Payment system, and Securities regulation.
Professor Scott has a B.A. from Princeton University (Woodrow Wilson School, 1965), an M.A. from Stanford University in Political Science (1967), and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School (1972). In 1974-1975, before joining Harvard, he clerked for Justice Byron White.