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Midwest Corporate Law Scholars Conference

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Time: 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Room/Location: Drinko 244 and 251


Contact: Susan Edwards

The Midwest Corporate Law Scholars Conference (MCLSC) meeting will be Wednesday, June 15, at The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law in Columbus, Ohio. This is the second annual meeting of the MCLSC, an annual gathering of all corporate law scholars. Presentations will start in the morning and end late afternoon.



Papers (Drafts)



8:00 - 8:45 a.m. Registration (Moritz Hall Lobby) & Breakfast (Lou's Cafe -Room 135)

8:45-9:00 Welcome (Room 244)

9:00-10:30 Concurrent Panels

Panel A: Reimagining Law in the Wake of the Great Recession (Room 244)

Moderator and Discussant: Andrew C.W. Lund (Pace Law School)

Genevieve Beyea (Texas Tech University School of Law), Assessing the Role of Transparency in Derivatives Regulation

Diane Lourdes Dick (Seattle University School of Law), Confronting the Certainty Imperative in Corporate Finance Jurisprudence

Houman B. Shadab (New York Law School), The Good, the Bad, and the Savvy: Credit Risk Transfer Governance

Panel B: Exploring the Attributes of the Corporate Form (Room 245)

Moderator and Discussant: Fenner L. Stewart Jr. (Capital Law School)

Brian Broughman (Indiana University Maurer School of Law), Entrepreneur Wealth and the Value of Limited Liability

Minor Myers (Brooklyn Law School), Corporate Reform Movements and Corporate Law: Lessons from the ALI's Principles of Corporate Governance

Andrew A. Schwartz (University of Colorado Law School), The Immortal Corporation

10:30-10:45 a.m. Break

10:45-12:15 Concurrent Panels

Panel A: A Critical Examination of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Room 244)

Moderator and Discussant: Barbara Black (University of Cincinnati College of Law)

Eric C. Chaffee (University of Dayton School of Law), The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: A Failed Vision for International Financial Regulatory Reform

Dr. Saby Ghoshray (Independent Scholar), Dissecting the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010: Peering through the Lens of Economic Principles and Constitutional Precepts

Kristin N. Johnson (Seton Hall University School of Law), Addressing Gaps in the Dodd-Frank Act: Directors' Risk Management Oversight Obligations

Panel B: Emerging Topics in Mergers and Acquisitions (Room 245)

Moderator and Discussant: Dale A. Oesterle (Ohio State University Moritz College of Law)

Matthew D. Cain (University of Notre Dame), Steven M. Davidoff (Ohio State University Moritz College of Law), and Antonio J. Macias (Texas Christian University), Broken Promises: Private Equity Bidding Behavior and the Value of Reputation

Lydie Nadia Cabrera Pierre-Louis (University of Cincinnati College of Law), Market in Crisis: Mini-Tender Offers and the Failure of Federal Securities Laws to Protect Investors

Christina M. Sautter (Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center), Standstills: Friends or Foes in a Sale of Corporate Control?

12:15-1:15 p.m. Lunch (Room 314 - Faculty Lounge)

1:15-3:15 p.m. Concurrent Panels

Panel A: Current Topics in Comparative and International Business Regulation

(Room 244)

Moderator and Discussant: Eric C. Chaffee (University of Dayton School of Law)

Neal Newman (Texas Wesleyan University School of Law), One Worldwide Set of Global Accounting Standards? – hmmmm

Paul Rose (Ohio State University Moritz College of Law), American Sovereign Wealth

Andrew Brady Spalding (Chicago-Kent College of Law), The Irony of International Business Law: U.S. Progressivisim, China's New Laissez Faire, and their Impact in the Developing World

Panel B: Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in Business Law (Room 245)

Moderator and Discussant: Verity Winship (University of Illinois College of Law)

Barbara Black (University of Cincinnati College of Law), Arbitration of Investors’ Claims Against Issuers: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Kara Bruce (University of Toledo College of Law), Retail Reorganization In A Post-BAPCPA Regime

John F. Coyle (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Competition, Innovation, and the Future of the Business Court

Verity Winship (University of Illinois College of Law), Forum Protection

3:15-3:30 p.m. Break with Light Refreshments (Hallway Outside Rooms 244 & 245)

3:30-4:30 p.m. Concurrent Panels

Panel A: Corporate Law, the Constitution, and the Supreme Court of the United States (Room 244)

Moderator and Discussant: Minor Myers (Brooklyn Law School)

Stefan J. Padfield (University of Akron School of Law), The Silent Role of Corporate Theory in the Supreme Court’s Campaign Finance Cases

Elizabeth Pollman (Stanford Law School), A Corporate Constitutional Right to Privacy: A Critical Analysis

Panel B: Current Topics in Corporate Governance (Room 245)

Moderator and Discussant: Steven M. Davidoff (Ohio State University Moritz College of Law)

Andrew C.W. Lund (Pace Law School), Compensation as Signaling

Bernard S. Sharfman (George Washington University School of Business), Mitigating the Harmful Effects of Proxy Access (SEC Rule 14a-11)

4:30-4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks (Room 244) 

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