Sean Hagan is General Counsel and Director of the IMF’s Legal Department. He was previously in private practice in New York and Tokyo. He advises the IMF’s management, Executive Board, and membership on all legal aspects of IMF operations, including its regulatory, advisory, and lending functions. He has published extensively on both the law of the IMF and a broad range of legal issues relating to the prevention and resolution of financial crisis, with a particular emphasis on insolvency and the restructuring of debt.
- Steering the World Toward More Cooperation, Not Less
- A Framework for Currency Unions and IMF Lending
- Dealing with Sovereign Debt—The IMF Perspective
- The Role of Law in Preserving Financial Stability
- Corruption: A Hidden Tax on Growth
- Acting Collectively: A Better Way to Restructure Government Debt
- Stepping Up the Fight Against Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing