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Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State

Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State

Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State is a program of The Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. The nonpartisan program aims to further the study of capital markets and corporate law. The program hosts multiple events throughout the year in Columbus and key financial centers. These events generate open and vigorous exchange about the leading problems and issues dealmakers face and are commonly co-sponsored by private organizations.

Schedule

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)

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