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Call for Papers: Combating Threats to the International Financial System

The New York Law School Law Review is announcing a call for papers to be published in connection with the April 25, 2014 symposium, “Combating Threats to the International Financial System: The Financial Action Task Force.” In addition to addressing the Financial Action Task Force, the Law Review will broadly examine contemporary threats to the international financial system, and how those threats have been responded to in the past, as well as how they should be responded to in the future. For more information on the symposium and details on submissions please go here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences and Symposia; Business Law; International Law; Consumer & Financial Services Law

February 19, 2014 at 4:51 pm Leave a comment

Calls for Papers: Texas Journal of Business Law

The Texas Journal of Business Law is looking for articles to publish in the areas of business entities (formation, regulation, taxation, mergers/acquisitions, venture capital issues, finance of entity transactions, securities regulation), UCC areas (sale & leasing, negotiable instruments, deposits and collections, electronic funds transfer, letters of credit, docs of title, investment securities), other payment system areas, banking and financial institution legal issues,  and electronic commerce.

E-mail emily.baildon@stcl.edu to offer your article for publication.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Business Law

November 6, 2013 at 7:06 pm Leave a comment

Conference: ABA Business Law Education Committee

Join the Business Law Section at the 2013 ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco to discuss the need for “practice ready” graduates out of law school and implement a plan to teach young lawyers how to practice. If you are interested in helping the Business Education Committee with these projects, even if only to share an idea, please join us at our Committee Meeting at 10:00am local time on Sunday, August 11th at the Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The meeting will be held at the San Francisco Fairmont Hotel at a location to be specified in the Annual Meeting registration materials. If you are unable to attend in person, we encourage you to participate by telephone and will circulate the dial-in number for our Committee Meeting promptly after it has been assigned. If you cannot participate in this meeting but would like to be involved, please email either Katherine Koops at Katerine.koops@bryancave.com or Karl Okamoto at ko54@drexel.edu.

Learn more about hotel accommodations here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Business Law

July 2, 2013 at 5:59 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: AALS Fin. Institutions & European Law Sections

The AALS Section on Financial Institutions & Consumer Financial Services and Section on European Law are sponsoring a Call for Papers for their joint program on Friday, January 3, at the AALS 2014 Annual Meeting in New York, New York. The topic of the program and call for papers is “Taking Stock of Post-Crisis Reforms: Local, Global, and Comparative Perspectives on Financial Sector Regulation.” To be considered, papers must be submitted electronically to Saule Omarova at omarova@email.unc.edu and Peter Lindseth at peter.lindseth@law.uconn.edu. The deadline for submission is September 3, 2013. Full-time faculty members of AALS member law schools are eligible to submit papers. For more information, go here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Consumer & Financial Services Law; Business Law

June 28, 2013 at 7:34 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Business and Human Rights: Moving Forward, Looking Back

This conference will be co-sponsored by the West Virginia University Festival of Ideas in conjunction with the West Virginia University College of Law and will examine the United Nations’ recent work on business and human rights issues, an area that has grown substantially in the last ten years.

Highlights of the subject’s growth include the United Nations’ establishment of a Working Group on Business and Human Rights and its adoption of the Guiding Principles for business and human rights. Participants will use these two major events as a focal point for discussing the roles that corporations, civil society, and states can all play in advancing the cause of human rights.

The conference will be held September 23 – 24, 2013 at West Virginia University.  Paper submission deadline is June 1, 2013 and notification of acceptance of a paper will happen by June 30, 2013.  For more details, go here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Business Law; Human Rights

May 28, 2013 at 10:00 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: 2014 AALS Annual Meeting (Section on Transactional Law and Skills)

AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills is seeking paper proposals for its session at the 2014 Annual Meeting on the topic of “Value Creation in the 21st Century.” The session will re-examine Professor Ronald Gilson’s 1984 scholarly article, “Value Creation by Business Lawyers”, evaluate the impact of the article, and discuss the prospects for business lawyers creating value in the 21st Century.

1-2 page proposals should be submitted no later than June 7, 2013 to eric.gouvin@law.wne.edu

Topics: Calls for Papers, Business Law

April 29, 2013 at 7:09 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Crowdfunding and its implications for the entrepreneurial ecosystem: Setting the research agenda

Leeds School of Business at the  University of Colorado, Boulder  is accepting paper submissions for an intimate academic conference to be held on July 12th & 13th, 2013 aimed at discussing current work, and shaping the research agenda on crowdfunding.

Please include a title page with your name, academic affiliation, department affiliation, submission type (paper or panel), and 3-5 keywords. Due date for submissions is Monday, May 6, 2013. Upload submissions here.

For more information on the conference, go here.

Topics: Business Law, Calls for Papers, Interdisciplinary

April 29, 2013 at 6:50 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: 2014 Law + Informatics Symposium on Cyber Defense Strategies and Responsibilities for Industry

The Northern Kentucky Law Review and Salmon P. Chase College of Law seek submissions for the third annual Law + Informatics Symposium on February 27-28, 2014. The focus of the conference is to provide an interdisciplinary review of issues involving business and industry responses to cyber threats from foreign governments, terrorists, and corporate espionage.

For more information, go here.

Abstracts may be sent to Nkylrsymposium@nku.edu no later than September 1, 2013.

Topics: Calls for Papers, Business Law, Interdisciplinary

April 29, 2013 at 6:40 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: First Annual Workshop for Corporate and Securities Litigation

The University of Illinois College of Law and the University of Richmond School of Law are accepting submissions for the First Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation to be held on Friday, November 8, 2013, in Chicago, Illinois.

Abstracts should be submitted by May 31, 2013 to Jessica Erickson at jerickso@richmond.edu. Please include your name, current position, and contact information in the e-mail accompanying the submission.

Topics: Calls for Papers, Business Law, Consumer and Financial Services Law, Fiduciary Law, Securities Law

April 29, 2013 at 5:29 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Junior Scholars Workshop on Financial Services Law

The University of Connecticut School of Law is accepting papers for their 2013 Junior Scholars Workshop on Financial Services Law. The competition is open to law faculty with less than six years of teaching experience.

Submissions must be received in full by Friday, March 8, 2013 at midnight. Submissions and inquiries should be directed to patricia.mccoy@law.uconn.edu

For more information, go here.

Topics: Calls for Papers, Business Law, Law & Economics

February 15, 2013 at 4:16 pm Leave a comment

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