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Professor Alan Palmiter to be keynote speaker at Brooklyn Law School’s ‘Corporate Triplespeak’ on Sept. 28

Professor Alan Palmiter, Wake Forest University’s presidential chair for Business Law, will be the keynote speaker at the Abraham L. Pomerantz Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at Brooklyn Law School.  The event, which runs from 5 to 7 p.m. and is hosted by the school’s Center for the Study of Business Law and Regulation (CSBLR) and Brooklyn Law Review, is titled “Corporate Triplespeak: Responses by Investor-Owned Utilities to the EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan.”

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Professor Andrew Verstein authors article on Oxford Law’s business law blog

Professor Andrew Verstein authored the following article, “Insider Tainting: Strategic Tipping of Material Non-Public Information,” published on Oxford Business Law Blog on Sept. 20, 2017.

Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog also published a version oft Professor Verstein’s piece on Sept. 14, 2017.

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Save the Date: 2017-18 Sager Speaker Series events announced

The Business Law Program is pleased to announce the distinguished 2017-18 Sager Speaker Series invitees.

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Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series hosts Corena Norris-McCluney (JD ’00), vice president and general counsel of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, on April 5

Corena Norris-McCluney (JD ’00), vice president and general counsel of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, will speak at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, as part of the Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series. Lunch and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will be served.

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Professor Omari Simmons publishes article review on Jotwell Corporate Law Blog

Professor Omari Simmons, director of the Business Law Program, published the following article review, “The Impact of Business Courts (Outside of Delaware),” on the Jotwell Corporate Law Blog on Feb. 22, 2017.

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Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series hosts Sashi Brown of the Cleveland Browns on Thursday, Feb. 23

Sashi Brown, executive vice president of football operations for the Cleveland Browns, will speak at noon on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, as part of the Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series.

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preLaw magazine names Wake Forest Law among top for business, corporate law

preLaw magazine, a National Jurist publication, has named Wake Forest Law among top law schools for business and corporate law.

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Professor Andrew Verstein publishes ‘Enterprise without Entities’ paper on Oxford Business Law Blog

Professor Andrew Verstein published his paper, “Enterprise without Entities” on Oxford Business Law Blog on Sept. 20, 2016. The abstract follows.

Professor Verstein teaches Business Associations, Contracts, Corporate Finance and Securities Litigation. His recent research, featured in the Virginia Law Review, focuses on insider trading in commodities markets. He has also written and spoken widely on crowd funding and person to person lending, market manipulation and nature of financial benchmarks and indices such as Libor.

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Professor Andrew Verstein’s article on person-to-person lending referenced throughout Harvard Business Law Review article

Professor Andrew Verstein was referenced numerous times in the Harvard Business Law Review article, “It Ain’t Broke: The Case For Continued SEC Regulation of P2P Lending,” published by Benjamin Lo on Aug. 9, 2016.  The Introductory Note; Section I, “Introduction”; and Section 2, “Concerns Around an Ill-Fitting Regulatory Approach,” follow.

Lo discusses Professor Verstein’s article, ”The Misregulation of Person-to-Person Lending,” which includes a study analyzing the shortcomings of SEC regulation of Person-to-Person (P2P) lending.  Professor Verstein’s article was published in the U.C. Davis Law Review in 2012.

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Professor Andrew Verstein’s paper ‘Enterprise Without Entities’ published on Social Science Research Network, Legal Theory Blog

Professor Andrew Verstein published his paper, “Enterprise Without Entities,” on Social Science Research Network on July 24, 2016.  The abstract, which follows, was also posted in the Legal Theory Blog entry, “Vertsein on Business without Organizational Law,” by Lawrence Solum on July 27, 2016.

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