Business Law

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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 noon 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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Triad Business Journal interviews Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) about Wake Forest Law becoming home to newest North Carolina Business Court

Wake Forest Law’s hosting of the newest North Carolina Business Court was covered in the Triad Business Journal’s article, “How Wake Forest Law landed the state’s newest business court seat,” by reporter Owen Covington originally published on March 15, 2016.

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Wake Forest Law to become home to newest North Carolina Business Court

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Wake Forest University School of Law will become home to the newest North Carolina Business Court, state officials announced Wednesday, March 9.

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Professor Omari Simmons named director of Wake Forest Law’s new Business Law Program

In Fall 2015, Wake Forest Law will introduce its Business Law Program, which is a student-centered program designed to expand student opportunities that strengthen knowledge of business law concepts as well as develop skills to assist professional development and readiness for practice.  Continue reading »