Kevin M. Saunders

Lecturer

Associate General Counsel, ACCION International

BA, Arkansas State University
MA, Arkansas State University
JD, Boston University School of Law

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Biography

Kevin Saunders is Associate General Counsel at ACCION International, where he assists in the oversight of the organization’s governance, compliance, intellectual property, and risk management areas. He also participates in the Council of Counsels, a group of in-house attorneys working in the field of microfinance.

He co-teaches Microfinance and Development.

Courses

2 credits

This course provides an introduction to the field of microfinance, particularly its rapid evolution and role in economic development. Students will learn key concepts including the study of lending methodologies, products available to micro-entrepreneurs and the legal challenges, public policy considerations, and risks faced by investors, technical experts and financial providers. This course will also examine financial practices in the developing world such as payment and remittance systems, which allow foreign nationals to transfer funds internationally within and outside traditional banking systems.

SPRG 2017: LAW BK 935 A1 , Jan 23rd to Apr 24th 2017
Days Start End Credits Instructors Bldg
Mon 6:20 pm 8:10 pm 2 Kevin M. Saunders LAW
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