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Professor Sidney Shapiro tells Bloomberg BNA he doubts whether SBA’s new stance will have an impact on anti-regulatory discussion in Congress

The Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy has quietly walked back a 2010 study it had commissioned that purports to show the cost of government regulation, knocking down one of the pillars
of the anti-regulatory movement in Congress. Continue reading »

Professor Timothy Davis to speak at The National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School annual conference on Friday, Oct. 18

Professor Timothy Davis will speak at The National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School annual conference on Friday, Oct. 18. Continue reading »

Professor Michael Green

Professor Michael Green appointed member of executive committee of new World Tort Law Society, participates in inaugural meeting in China

Wake Forest Law Professor Michael Green is a member of the executive committee of the newly established World Tort Law Society. In his leadership role, he attended the inaugural meeting of the society, which was held Sept. 14-15 in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox discusses first global treaty to control mercury

GENEVA  – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and toxic waste, Marc Pallemaerts, and the U.N. Independent Expert on human rights and the environment, Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox, welcomed today the signing of the world’s first global treaty to control mercury by some 140 countries and territories, at an international conference in Minamata City, Japan.

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Professor Alan Palmiter quoted in Bloomberg Businessweek regarding potential class-action lawsuit involving Furniture Brands International

Furniture Brands International Inc. is facing a class-action lawsuit from investors who accuse the company and its management of deliberately misleading them about its financial status prior to entering Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sept. 9. Continue reading »

Wake Forest law professor Harold Lloyd poses in the Worrell Professional Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Professor Harold Lloyd to speak at the Conference of the International Council of Shopping Centers on Oct. 19

Professor Harold Lloyd will speak at the annual Conference of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) in San Diego on Saturday, Oct. 19.
Professor Lloyd will host a discussion of permissive, exclusive and restrictive use provisions in commercial leases.
“This is one of the most-contested areas of lease law and practice,” he explained.
Founded in 1957, ICSC is the premier global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 60,000 members in over 90 countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, retailers and brokers, as well as academics and public officials. As the global industry trade association, ICSC links with more than 25 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world.
For more information about the conference, visit the website here.

Professor Mark Hall talks about Obamacare on ‘MTSU On the Record’ on Sunday, Oct. 6

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — While Congress wrangles with whether the Affordable Care Act should be defunded as a condition for passing a federal budget, an MTSU alumnus prepares to address the issue when he returns to campus.
Professor Beth Hopkins

Professor Beth Hopkins to participate in a book signing on Thursday, Oct. 10

Professor Beth Hopkins will be among the authors participating in the book signing for “Trauma and Resilience in American Indian and African American Southern History” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct.  10, in Wake Forest University’s Carswell Hall’s Old Law Library on the second floor.

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Assistant Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein to speak at Global Justice Forum on Friday, Oct. 11

Professor Andrew Verstein will participate in a panel at the Global Justice Forum on Friday, Oct. 11, at Columbia Law School in New York. Continue reading »

Professor Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh presents paper at ‘Community Banking in the 21st Century’ conference at Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis on Thursday, Oct. 3

Professor Tanya Marsh will be presenting a paper entitled “Reforming the Regulation of Community Banks after Dodd-Frank” at the Community Banking in the 21st Century conference on Thursday, Oct. 3, sponsored by the Federal Reserve and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors. The paper is co-authored by corporate attorney Joseph Norman (’12), who will not be in attendance.  Continue reading »