Tulane Law School
 

Navigating Federalism in Corporate and Securities Law

Sponsored by Tulane University Law School through the support of the Gordon Gamm Faculty Scholar position.

Tulane Law School
Weinmann Hall, 6329 Freret St., Room 110
Contact: Professor Ann Lipton, alipton@tulane.edu

Conference Schedule

April 1, 2017

8:30-9:45 a.m.


The Problem of Large Shareholders

Discussant: Urska Velikonja, Associate Professor of Law, Emory Law School

Robert Jackson: Activist Directors and Information Leakage
Professor of Law and director of the Program on Corporate Law and Policy, Columbia Law School

Edward Rock: Defusing the Antitrust Threat to Institutional Investor Involvement in Corporate Governance
Professor of Law, New York University School of Law

9:45-11a.m.

The Problem of Small Shareholders

Discussant: Ann Lipton, Gordon Gamm Scholar and Michael Fleishman Associate Professor in Business Law & Entrepreneurship, Tulane University Law School

Jill Fisch: Advance Voting Instructions: Tapping the Voice of the Excluded Retail Investor
Perry Golkin Professor of Law and co-director, Institute for Law and Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School

J.W. Verret: Uber-ized Corporate Law
Associate Professor of Law, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

11-11:15 a.m.
Break

11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

What Can States Regulate?

Discussant: Jill Fisch, Perry Golkin Professor of Law and co-director, Institute for Law and Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Kent Greenfield: Corporate Power and Campaign Finance
Professor of Law and Law Fund Research Scholar, Boston College Law School

Summer Kim: Corporate Long Arms
Assistant Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law

12:30-1:45 p.m.
Lunch break

1:45-3:15 p.m.
The Line Between Corporate Law and Securities Law

 Discussant: James Cox, Brainerd Currie Professor of Law, Duke Law School

Ann Lipton: Reviving Reliance
Gordon Gamm Scholar and Michael Fleishman Associate Professor in Business Law & Entrepreneurship, Tulane University Law School

James Park: Delaware and Santa Fe
Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

Robert Thompson: Delaware’s Dominance: A Peculiar Illustration of American Federalism
Peter P. Weidenbruch Jr. Professor of Business Law, Georgetown Law Center

3:15-3:30 p.m.
Break

3:30-4:45 p.m.

The Operation of the SEC
 

Discussant: James Park, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

James Cox: Revolving Elites: Assessing Capture in the SEC
Brainerd Currie Professor of Law, Duke Law School

Urska Velikonja, : Admissions in Public Enforcement
Associate Professor of Law, Emory Law School

 
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