Show Notes: A Bloody Revolution and an Odious Debt

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S4 E14: A Bloody Revolution and an Odious Debt

University of Virginia law professor Mitu Gulati looks at the tragic history of Haiti’s 19th-century “odious debt” to France after islanders won their freedom from slavery, and discusses whether Haiti could recoup what it lost.

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Show Notes: A Bloody Revolution and an Odious Debt

G. Mitu Gulati

Mitu Gulati’s work focuses on sovereign debt restructuring and contracts, and explores how to help countries in financial distress.
Gulati joined the UVA Law faculty in 2021. He was previously on the faculty of Duke Law School since 2004, and has also served on the faculties of UCLA Law School and the Georgetown University Law Center. Gulati co-hosts the podcast “Clauses and Controversies,” is a contributor to the blog and serves as regional editor for the journal Capital Markets Law Journal.

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