Susan Szanfranski, Patrina Ozurumba, Katherine Lee (l to r)Rutgers Law School students and alumni attended a panel discussion on Jan. 21, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Rutgers Law School in Newark.
The panel, which was presented by the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance, Women’s Law Forum, Rutgers Center for Gender & Sexuality Law and Policy, and LeClairRyan, featured a number of experts representing several areas of corporate law. They addressed both corporate challenges and opportunities.
The guest speakers included:
Kerry Flynn, Vice President, Securities Division Compliance, Goldman Sachs & Co., NLAW’03
The Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance at Rutgers Law School hosted a panel discussion on Monday, November 30. Topics included: corporate governance, compliance, individual accountability, and the role of the Justice Department in shaping corporate governance.
Paul J. Fishman
United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey
Joseph G. Braunreuther
Deputy General Counsel
Johnson & Johnson
Maureen A. Ruane
Chair, Health Care Litigation Investigations and Compliance
Lowenstein Sandler LLP
The Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance is thrilled to congratulate the 2015-2016 Research Fellows.
Fellows will engage in a variety of research activities in the field of business, commercial, and consumer laws. Activities will include 1) researching current issues in business law, with special emphasis on developments in New Jersey corporate law, 2) developing research that compares New Jersey corporate law with the corporate law of other states, especially New York and Delaware, and 3) presenting this research in the form of papers, reports, and/or blog entries that will be posted on the Center website. Professor Chrystin Ondersma, the Research Director of the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance, will guide the research agenda and supervise the fellows.
Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance hosted a panel of three leading insolvency lawyers from the American College of Bankruptcy. The panel presentation included a discussion of the American College of Bankruptcy, the history of our bankruptcy laws, and a case study of the General Motors bankruptcy case.
The panelists were:
Honorable Rosemary Gambardella
United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey
Frank J. Vecchione
Director, Financial Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Department
On Friday, September 18, Rutgers Law School hosted the Business & Human Rights Junior Scholars Conference in Newark. The Conference brought together scholars from a variety of disciplines, including Business and Management, Law, and Public Affairs, and was sponsored by Rutgers Law School, the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance, the Rutgers Business School, the Institute for Ethical Leadership, and the University of Washington School of Law.
The Conference was the first academic conference in the U.S. to focus exclusively on business and human rights scholarship. Michael Santoro explained, “Scholars who work in the BHR field are all committed to helping to insure that global business will contribute to the betterment of local communities and indigenous peoples.” At the Conference, junior scholars received critique and mentorship from renowned senior scholars. Junior scholars Kish Parella, Chrystin Ondersma, Lisa Laplante, Pamela Foohey, Barnali Choudhury, Tricia Olsen, Sarah Haan, Melissa Rivera, Gwynne Skinner, and Judith Schrempf-Stirling – tenure-track professors who are either untenured or have been tenured in the past three years – presented their papers and received feedback from senior scholars. Senior scholars were Nien-he Hsieh (Harvard), Denis Arnold (University of North Carolina), Michael Santoro (Rutgers Business School), Wayne Eastman (Rutgers Business School), Anita Ramasastry (University of Washington School of Law), and Beth Stephens (Rutgers School of Law).
On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, the new Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance held a special program and reception to mark the launch of the Center. Over 100 guests attended, including business and nonprofit leaders, and Rutgers Law alumni, faculty, students, administration, and staff. Michael H. Ullmann, Vice President and General Counsel of Johnson & Johnson, was the key note speaker. Linda A. Willett, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, and Chair of the Center¹s Advisory Board, delivered remarks and introduced Mr. Ullmann. A cocktail reception followed the program.