The National Business Law Scholars Conference took place at the University of Georgia School of Law from June 21 to June 22, 2018. The conference featured keynotes and panels on big issues in Business Law including Securities Regulation, Startups, Insider Trading, Bankruptcy, The Criminal Side of Business, Technology in Business Law, and more.
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2018
Thursday, June 21st
8:45 AM

Opening Remarks

Margaret V. Sachs, University of Georgia School of Law
Peter B. Rutledge, University of Georgia School of Law

Classroom A, Hirsch Hall

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Keynote Address

Paul G. Mahoney, University of Virginia School of Law

Classroom A, Hirsch Hall

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:15 AM

Panel A: Securities Regulation

Margaret V. Sachs, University of Georgia School of Law
Patrick Corrigan, New York University School of Law
Donna M. Nagy, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Adam C. Pritchard, University of Michigan Law School
Jeff Schwartz, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

Classroom F, Hirsch Hall

10:15 AM - 11:35 AM

Panel B: Startups

Eric C. Chaffee, University of Toledo College of Law
Anat Alon-Beck, New York University School of Law
Benjamin P. Edwards, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
Elizabeth Pollman, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Abbey R. Stemler, Indiana University Kelley School of Business

Classroom J, Hirsch Hall

10:15 AM - 11:35 AM

Panel C: Competition

Da Lin, Harvard Law School
Jordan M. Barry, University of Dan Diego School of Law
Gregory Day, University of Georgia Terry College of Business
Ramsi Woodstock, University of Kentucky College of Law

Room C, Hirsch Hall

10:15 AM - 11:35 AM

Panel D: Business Law Thoery

Christopher M. Bruner, University of Georgia School of Law
Justin W. Evans, Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration
Arthur Laby, Rutgers Law School
Paolo Saguato, Georgia Mason University Scalia Law School
Matthew Wansley, nuTonomy

Room G, Hirsch Hall

10:15 AM - 11:35 AM

12:30 PM

Plenary Panel: A Wild Decade in Finance 2008-2018

Joan MacLeod Heminway, The University of Tennessee College of Law
William W. Bratton, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Giles T. Cohen, Securities & Exchange Commission
Lisa M. Fairfax, George Washington University Law School
James J. Park, UCLA School of Law
Roberta Romano, Yale Law School
Veronica Root, Notre Dame Law School

Room A, Hirsch Hall

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

2:10 PM

Panel A: Insider Trading

Jeff Schwartz, University of Utah, SJ Quinney College of Law
John P. Anderson, Mississippi College School of Law
George A. Mocsary, Southern Illinois University School of Law
James J. Park, UCLA School of Law
Menesh Patel, Columbia Law School

Room F, Hirsch Hall

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Panel B: The Executive Suite

Tom C.W. Lin, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Andrew C.W. Lund, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Megan Wischmeier Shaner, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Nitzan Shilon, Peking University School of Transnational Law

Classroom J, Hirsch Hall

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Panel C: Author-Meets-Readers Session

David Webber, Boston University School of Law
Mehrsa Baradaran, University of Georgia School of Law
Joan MacLeod Heminway, The University of Tennessee College of Law
Ann M. Lipton, Tulane University Law School

Classroom C, Hirsch Hall

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Author David Webber discusses his book The Rise of the Working Class Shareholder: Labor's Last Best Weapon published on Harvard University Press.

Panel D: Post Crisis Financial Reform

Matthew C. Turk, Indiana University Kelley School of Business
Christopher M. Bruner, University of Georgia School of Law
Alexander Dill, Chicago-Kent College of Law
Jeremy C. Kress, University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Classroom G, Hirsch Hall

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

3:20 PM

Panel A: Disclosure

Gina-Gail S. Fletcher, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
MIchael D. Guttentag, Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Breant J. Horton, Fordham University Gabelli School of Business
Stephen Park, University of Connecticut School of Business
James J. Park, UCLA School of Law

Classroom F, Hirsch Hall

3:20 PM - 4:40 PM

Panel B: Financial Regulation

Paolo Saguato, George Mason University Scalia Law School
Colleen Baker, University of Oklahoma Price College of Business
Elizabeth F. Brown, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Joan MacLeod Heminway, University of Tennessee College of Law
Matthew C. Turk, Indiana University Kelley School of Business

Classroom J, Hirsch Hall

3:20 PM - 4:40 PM

Panel C: International and Comparative Law

Matteo Gatti, Rutgers Law School
Abdulrahman N. Alsaleh, Harvard Law School
Tom C.W. Lin, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Chang-hsien Robert TSAI, Institute of Law for Science and Technology College of Technology Management National Tsing Hua University

Classroom C, Hirsch Hall

3:20 PM - 4:40 PM

Panel D: Business Law & Disruptive Technology

Eric C. Chaffee, University of Toledo College of Law
William J. Magnuson, Texas A&M University School of Law
Nizan Geslevich Packin, City University of New York
Jonathan G. Rohr, University of Tennessee College of Law

Classroom G, Hirsch Hall

3:20 PM - 4:40 PM

4:50 PM

Panel A: Securities Regulation & Technology

Nizan Geslevich Packin, City University of New York
Eric C. Chaffee, University of Toledo College of Law
George S. Georgiev, Emory University School of Law
Kirstin N. Johnson, Tulane University School of Law

Classroom F, Hirsch Hall

4:50 PM - 5:50 PM

Panel B: Intellectual Property & Business Law

Ramsi Woodcock, University of Kentucky College of Law
Olufunmilayo B. Arewa, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Gregory Day, University of Georgia Terry College of Business

Classroom C, Hirsch Hall

4:50 PM - 5:50 PM

Panel C: Author-Meets-Readers Session

Mehrsa Baradaran, University of Georgia School of Law
Lisa M. Fairfax, George Washington University Law School
Robert F. Weber, Georgia State University College of Law

Classroom C, Hirsch Hall

4:50 PM - 5:50 PM

Author Mehrsa Baradaran discusses her book The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap published on Harvard University Press.

Panel D: White Collar Crime

W. Robert Thomas, Harvard Law School
Carliss N. Chatman, Northern Illinois University College of Law
Mihailis E. Diamantis, University of Iowa College of Law
David Kwok, University of Houston Law Center

Classroom G, Hirsch Hall

4:50 PM - 5:50 PM

Friday, June 22nd
9:00 AM

Plenary Panel: The Criminal Side of Business in 2018

Elizabeth Pollman, Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Miriam H. Baer, Brooklyn Law School
Sean J. Griffith, Fordham Law School
Peter J. Henning, Wayne State University School of Law
Adam C. Pritchard, University of Michigan Law School

Classroom A, Hirsch Hall

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Panel A: Compliance

Marcia Narine Weldon, University of Miami School of Law
Michael R. Bell, New Jersey City University School of Business
Danielle D'Onfro, Washington University School of Law
Todd Haugh, Indiana University Kelley School of Business
Geeyoung Min, Columbia Law School
Veronica Root, Notre Dame Law School

Classroom F, Hirsch Hall

10:15 AM - 12:05 PM

Panel B: The Progressive Corporation

Carla L. Reyes, Michigan State University College of Law
Madison Condon, New York University School of Law
Michael B. Dorff, Southwestern Law School
Cait Unkovic, University of California Berkeley School of Law
Paolo Davide Farah, West Virginia University
Daniel J.H. Greenwood, Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Yaron Nili, University of Wisconsin Law School

Classroom J, Hirsch Hall

10:15 AM - 12:05 PM

Panel C: Shareholders

Anne M. Tucker, Georgia State University College of Law
Itai Fiegenbaum, Tel Aviv University
Mariangela Iannaccone, Aarhus University Department of Law
Da Lin, Harvard Law School
Ann M. Lipton, Tulane University Law School
Emily Winston, New York University School of Law

Classroom C, Hirsch Hall

10:15 AM - 12:05 PM

Panel D: Mergers & Acquisitions

William J. Magnuson, Texas A&M University School of Law
Matteo Gatti, Rutgers Law School
Sean J. Griffith, Fordham Law School
Charles Korsmo, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Jeremy R. McClane, University of Connecticut School of Law
Jordan B. Neyland, George Mason University Scalia Law School

Classroom G, Hirsch Hall

10:15 AM - 12:05 PM

12:05 PM

Keynote Address

Cindy A. Schipani, University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Walker Room, Rusk Hall

12:05 PM - 1:15 PM

1:25 PM

Panel A: Understanding Business Forms

Jordan M. Barry, University of San Diego School of Law
Christine Hurt, BYU Law School
Michael Simkovic, USC Gould School of Law

Classroom F, Hirsch Hall

1:25 PM - 2:10 PM

Panel B: Corporate Crime

Eric C. Chaffee, The University of Toledo College of Law
Reem Radhi, Durham Law School
W. Robert Thomas, Harvard Law School

Classroom J, Hirsch Hall

1:25 PM - 2:10 PM

Panel C: Indexes

George S. Georgiev, Emory University School of Law
Scott Hirst, Harvard Law School
Andrew Winden, Stanford Law School

Classroom C, Hirsch Hall

1:25 PM - 2:10 PM

2:20 PM

Panel A: Lending Regulation

Lindsey Simon, University of Georgia School of Law
Christopher G. Bradley, University of Kentucky College of Law
Camilla E. Watson, University of Georgia School of Law

Classroom F, Hirsch Hall

2:20 PM - 3:40 PM

Panel B: Business Litigation & Arbitration Procedure

Carliss N. Chatman, Northern Illinois University College of Law
Jessica Erickson, University of Richmond School of Law
Glenn Heirman, University of Antwerp
Veta Korzun, The University of Akron School of Law

Classroom J, Hirsch Hall

2:20 PM - 3:40 PM

Panel C: The Board

Gina-Gail S. Fletcher, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Yaon Nili, University of Wisconsin Law School
Darren Rosenblum, Pace Law School
Gregory H. Shill, University of Iowa College of Law

Classroom C, Hirsch Hall

2:20 PM - 3:40 PM

Panel D: Mutual Funds

Patrick Corrigan, New York University School of Law
Michael Simkovic, USC Gould School of Law
A. Joseph Warburton, Syracuse University College of Law
Anne M. Tucker, Georgia State University College of Law

Classroom G, Hirsch Hall

2:20 PM - 3:40 PM

3:50 PM

Panel A: Business Bankruptcy

Christopher G. Bradley, University of Kentucky College of Law
Megan McDermott, University of Wisconsin School of Law
Lindsey Simon, University of Georgia School of Law

Classroom F, Hirsch Hall

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

Panel B: Technology & Business Law

Jiaying Christine Jiang, Emory University School of Law
Shawn Bayern, Florida State University College of Law
Matthew W. Swinehart, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Carla L. Reyes, Michigan State University College of Law

Classroom J, Hirsch Hall

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

Panel C: Contract Law & Business Law

Eric C. Chaffee, The University of Toledo College of Law
Robert Anderson, Pepperdine University School of Law
Jeffrey Manns, George Washington University Law School
Usha R. Rodrigues, University of Georgia School of Law
Kelli Alces Williams, Florida State University College of Law

Classroom C, Hirsch Hall

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM