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Conference: Current Developments in Valuation & Quantum in Investor-State Arbitration

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law will hold its twenty-seventh ITF Public Conference, “Current Developments in Valuation & Quantum in Investor-State Arbitration,” at Goodenough College in London, England on October 27, 2016.

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Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Business Law.

October 20, 2016 at 9:54 pm Leave a comment

Workshop: The Future of the Public Company

The Future of the Public Company: The Estey Workshop on Business Law Workshop will be held on October 14, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta. 

The workshop will explore the future prospects of the public company and its primary instrumentality, the exchange, in a number of jurisdictions.  The three panel topics are: the Future of the Public Company, Regulating the New Capital Markets, and Investors and Alternatives.

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Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Business Law. 

June 28, 2016 at 4:01 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: 2016 Conference on Auditing and Capital Markets

The 2016 Conference on Auditing and Capital Markets will be held October 20-21, 2016 in Washington DC.  The conference aims to foster high quality economic research on audit-related topics, including the economic impact auditing and audit regulation have on capital markets. 

The conference organizers encourage the submission of papers about all aspects of auditing of corporations, as well as the impact of regulation and oversight.  Papers may be theoretical, archival or experimental in nature. 

Paper submissions are due by August 12, 2016. 

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposia; Business Law; Economics & The Law; 

June 28, 2016 at 3:55 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting

The Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting (JLFA) will host its fourth conference, to be held at Northwestern Law School on November 11th-12th, 2016.  JLFA is an interdisciplinary journal sponsored by the NYU Stern School of Business and the NYU School of Law. It seeks to publish top-quality empirical, theoretical, and policy-oriented scholarship at the intersection of law, finance and accounting.

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Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Calls for Papers; Business Law; Interdisciplinary. 

May 24, 2016 at 8:02 pm Leave a comment

Call for Proposals: International Business Law Scholars’ Roundtable

The Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law will sponsor a Scholars’ Roundtable on October 14, 2016 at Brooklyn Law School. Scholars writing in a diverse range of fields related to international business, economic, and financial law are invited to submit proposals to present works in progress for an intense day of discussion with other scholars in the field. Participants will be expected to read all papers in advance of the Roundtable and offer commentary on each of the presentations.

Scholars selected for the Roundtable will receive a $500 stipend from Brooklyn Law School to defray the cost of attendance.

– Applicants must hold a full time tenured, tenure-track, or visitor/fellowship position at a law school or university. Scholars from outside the U.S. are encouraged to apply.
– Scholars who anticipate holding a faculty appointment in the 2017-2018 academic year are also welcome.
– Applicants should submit a 2-5 – page proposal, abstract, or summary of the paper. All papers presented must be unpublished at the time of the Roundtable. Papers that have been accepted for publication but are not yet in print are welcome.

TOPICS: Possible topics include:
– Conflicts of laws / private international law
– Corporate law, securities, and international banking
– Dispute resolution and arbitration
– International business transactions
– International economic law (e.g. trade and investment)
– International intellectual property
– International taxation
– International trade
– Law and development
– “Mega-regional” economic integration agreements (e.g. TPP, T-TIP, CETA) – Regulation of corrupt business practices

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a proposal to Julian Arato ( and Robin Effron ( by June 5, 2016. Scholars selected to present at the Roundtable will be notified by July 1, 2016.


Topics: Call for Proposals; International Law; Conferences & Symposia; Business Law. 

April 26, 2016 at 4:22 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Business and Human Rights Scholars Conference

The University of Washington School of Law, the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, the Rutgers Business School, the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance, and the Business and Human Rights Journal announce the second Business and Human Rights Scholars Conference, to be held Sept. 16-17, 2016, at the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle.  Upon request, participants’ papers may be considered for publication in the Business and Human Rights Journal (BHRJ), published by Cambridge University Press. Abstracts are due by May 15, 2016.

To apply, submit an abstract of no more than 250 words to with the subject line Business & Human Rights Conference Proposal.  Papers must be unpublished at the time of presentation.  Include your name, affiliation, contact information, and curriculum vitae.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposia; Human Rights; Business Law. 

April 11, 2016 at 7:31 pm Leave a comment

Call for papers: WINIR Conference

The Third WINIR Conference: Institutions & Human Behavior, which takes place September 2-6, 2016 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston, seeks papers on the role that institutions have in explaining human behavior.  All submissions must be explicitly about institutions (or organizations) and/or institutional thought.  Abstract submissions are due on March 11, 2016.

Click here for more information about the call for papers and click here for the submission procedure.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposia; Business Law.

March 7, 2016 at 8:10 pm Leave a comment

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