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Report of the 2020 Multi-Stakeholder Working Group on Practices for Virtual Shareholder Meetings

Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance
Council of Institutional Investors
Society for Corporate Governance

December 10, 2020

Read the report in its entirety HERE.

December 10, 2020 With Comments are closed

Ex-Fed GC Says Lessons Of 2008 Helped With COVID-19 – Law360

Law360 (October 28, 2020, 7:11 PM EDT) — The lessons learned in the global financial crisis of 2008 allowed Congress and financial regulators to move faster and with more precise measures to boost a wavering economy brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, a panel of legal experts said Tuesday.

Attorney Thomas Baxter Jr., who was general counsel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York during the financial crisis, said one important element of both emergency situations was the “healing power” of the special purpose vehicle, a legal entity that acts as a funding structure for businesses in need. read more

October 29, 2020 With Comments are closed

2020 Opening Academic Session

Keynote address by Columbia Law School Professor (and former SEC Commissioner) Robert Jackson.

Registration required.

Register for the public session here:

https://tinyurl.com/RUCCLGOpeningSession

September 3, 2020 With Comments are closed

The Trump Effect on Businesses – What You Need to Know

By: Yian Pan

Donald John Trump was sworn in on January 20, 2017 as the 45th President of the United States and the only president who has neither had any political experience nor any military experience. 1 Regardless of political views, this administration will undoubtedly bring about drastic changes in this country. This post will focus on some of the potential changes and the effects the new administration will have on corporations and businesses, including Trump’s proposed corporate tax plan, his trade war, Dodd-Frank reforms and future prosecutions of corporate crime. read more

March 7, 2017 With Comments are closed

Panel of Experts Looks at Technology, Entrepreneurs and the Law

Get the full story here!

November 11, 2016 With Comments are closed

Live, Work, and Play (No, I Don’t Mean Gambling): How Diversification is the Key to Atlantic City’s Resurgence

by: Gemini A. Nazareno, Jr.

While work on Atlantic City’s “Gateway Project” is well underway, the city’s government and partners are going into overdrive to spur economic development.[1] Currently, planning, funding, and construction is being coordinated by the Atlantic City Development Corporation, headed by President Christopher Paladino.[2] The new Stockton University campus and South Jersey Gas headquarters hope to rejuvenate the Chelsea neighborhood and demonstrate that the once-popular East Coast resort and gambling mecca is preparing for its comeback.[3] Given the headline news coverage highlighting the struggles of the poverty-stricken municipality—which is attributed to its dependency on gaming, tourism, and casino competition from neighboring states—the Gateway Project hopes to prove that diversification of its economy is the key to the aging city’s resurgence.[4] In order for the whole city to be successful and to transform, Atlantic City’s government and partners must embrace the Gateway Project’s model of diversifying and broadening its economic base to include corporate, residential, commercial/retail, healthcare, and academic offerings.[5] read more

October 5, 2016 With Comments are closed