National Business Law Scholars Conference Schedule

June 12, 2013

National Business Law Scholars Conference
June 12-13, 2013
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
55 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210-1391

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12th
11:15-12:30     Registration and Lunch (Saxbe Auditorium)
12:30-12:45     Opening Remarks
12:45-1:45       Keynote Address: The AIG StoryLawrence A. Cunningham (The George Washington University Law School)

1:45-2:00       Break

2:00-4:00       Concurrent Panels (Rooms 245 & 251)

Panel ACurrent Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions (Room 245)
Moderator and Discussant:  Michael B. Dorff (Southwestern Law School)

    • Steven M. Davidoff (The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law), Lock-Up Creep
    • Charles Korsmo (Case Western Reserve University School of Law) & Minor Myers (Brooklyn Law School), The Law & Economics of Merger Litigation:  Do the Merits Matter in Shareholder Appraisal?
    • Charles Korsmo (Case Western Reserve University School of Law) & Minor Myers (Brooklyn Law School), Rethinking the Appraisal Remedy
    • Christina M. Sautter (Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center), Refurbishing the Family Jewels: The Reemergence and Modernization of Crown Jewel Lock-Ups

Panel BSecurities Regulation:  Theory & Practice (Room 251)
Moderator and Discussant:  Barbara Black (University of Cincinnati College of Law)

    • Kelli A. Alces (Florida State University College of Law), Legal Diversification
    • Eric C. Chaffee (The University of Toledo College of Law), The Internationalization of Insider Trading Regulation: The Search for a Coherent Governing Principles
    • Wendy Gerwick Couture (University of Idaho College of Law), The Collision Between the First Amendment and Securities Fraud
    • Zachary Gubler (Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law), The Uncertainty-Based Model of Securities Regulation: Theory and Implications

4:00-4:15       Break (coffee in hallway between Rooms 245 and 251)

4:15-5:15       Concurrent Panels (Rooms 245 & 251)

Panel A: Exploring Shareholder Litigation (Room 245)
Moderator and Discussant:  Elizabeth Pollman (Loyola Law School Los Angeles)

    • Jessica Erickson (University of Richmond School of Law), The Market for Leadership in Shareholder Litigation
    • Ann M. Scarlett (Saint Louis University School of Law), Analyzing Shareholder Derivative Litigation’s Historical and Normative Foundation

Panel B:  The Past, Present, and Future of Financial Self-Regulatory Institutions (Room 251)
Moderator and Discussant:  Eric C. Chaffee (The University of Toledo College of Law)

    • William A. Birdthistle (Chicago-Kent College of Law), Becoming the Fifth Branch
    • Barbara Black (University of Cincinnati College of Law), FINRA and the Retail Investor

6:00-7:30       Reception – Till Dynamic Fare, 247 King Ave, Columbus, OH 43201 (http://www.tillfare.com/)

THURSDAY, JUNE 13th
8:30-9:00       Breakfast (Faculty Lounge, Room 314)

9:00-10:30     Concurrent Panels (Rooms 245 & 251)

Panel A: Exploring Financial Crisis Fixes (Room 245)
Moderator and Discussant:  Caroline M. Gentile (Fordham University School of Law)

    • David Min (UC Irvine School of Law), Is Market Discipline in Banking Procyclical?
    • Brent J. Horton (Fordham University Gabelli School of Business), Toward A More Perfect Substitute: How Pressure On The Issuers Of Private-Label Mortgage-Backed Securities Can Improve The Accuracy Of Ratings
    • Rob Weber (University of Tulsa College of Law), Stress as a Tool of Financial Regulation

Panel B:  Understanding the Corporate Form (Room 251)
Moderator and Discussant:  Steven M. Davidoff (The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law)

    • Michael B.Dorff (Southwestern Law School), Performance Pay Mythology: The Trouble With CEO Pay
    • Elizabeth Pollman (Loyola Law School Los Angeles), Corporations and the Right to Privacy
    • Paul Rose (The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law), Shareholder Voting and the Shift to ‘Positive’ Corporate Governance

10:30-10:45     Break

10:45-12:15     Concurrent Panels (Rooms 245 & 251)

Panel A: Banking and Financial Regulation (Room 245)
Moderator and Discussant:  Shruti Rana  (University of Maryland Francis King Carey Shcool of Law)

    • David Groshoff (Western State College of Law), Kickstarter my Heart: Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowdfunding Restrictions and Bitcoin Bubbles
    • John Crawford (University of California Hastings College of the Law), Crisis Simulation and Regulator Expertis
    • Shruti Rana (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law), Microcredit: Money, myth, and Morality

Panel B:  Emerging Issues in Business Law (Room 251)
Moderator and Discussant:  Jacob Kreutzer (University of Dayton School of Law)

    • Peter Molk (University of Illinois College of Law), Explaining the Lack of Cooperatives
    • John White (United States Coast Guard Academy), Market Reactions to Changes in the Legal Status of Gay Marriage: An Event Study Analysis

12:15 - 1:15     Lunch (Faculty Lounge, Room 314)

1:15 – 3:30       Concurrent Panels (Rooms 245 & 251)

Panel A: Selected Topics on Corporate Bankruptcy Under Chapter 11 (Room 245)
Moderator and Discussant:  Jared A. Ellias (Stanford Law School)

    • Kara J. Bruce (The University of Toledo College of Law), The Debtor Class
    • Diane Lourdes Dick (Seattle University School of Law), Chapter 11′s Corporate Tax Loophole
    • Jared A. Ellias (Stanford Law School), Do Activist Investors Constrain Managerial Moral Hazard in Chapter 11?:  Evidence from Junior Activist Investing
    • Pamela Foohey (University of Illinois College of Law), Bankrupting the Fait

Panel B1 (1:15 – 2:15):  Business, Law & Economics (Room 251)
Moderator and Discussant:  Peter Molk (University of Illinois College of Law)

    • Jordan Barry (University of San Diego School of Law), The Coase Theorem and Voluntary Transaction Costs
    • Stefan J. Padfield (University of Akron School of Law), An Introduction to Law & Socio-Economics, With Particular Application to Corporation

Panel B2 (1:15 – 2:15): Selected Topics in White Collar Crime (Room 251)
Moderator and Discussant: Wendy Gerwick Couture (University of Idaho College of Law)

    • Saby Ghoshray (Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies), Knowledge Requirement in the FCPA Jurisprudence Post-Bourke: Resuscitating Mens Rea while Reformatting Willful Blindness and Conscious Avoidance Doctrines
    • Gregory M. Gilchrist (The University of Toledo College of Law), The Special Problem of Banks and Crime

3:00-3:45       Closing Remarks (Room 245)