William Browder: Adventures on the Russian Financial Fronter

Among the best talks you will see in some time, William Browder of Hermitage Capital describing his adventures investing in Russia during its transition from communism to capitalism-ish. Riveting, entertaining and saddening stuff. It will come as no surprise, I think, that it has been optioned for a movie.

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Cynthia Richson, Co-director or the Center for Corporate & Securities Law at USD School of Law, introduces William F. Browder who tells his story of investing in Russia during its turbulent transition from communist state to a capitalistic economy. The stuff of Hollywood blockbusters, Browder’s story has been optioned by a major film studio.

I’m trying to get an embeddable version, but for now you can click below to go to the actual movie. (40 minutes) [-]