2010 Annual Symposium

The NYU Journal of Law & Business Seventh Annual Symposium

Legal Aftershocks of the Global Financial Crisis


Address by Professor Lucian A. Bebchuk – William J. Friedman and Alicia Townsend Friedman Professor of Law, Economics, and Finance & Director of Program on Corporate Governance, Harvard Law School
Date: Thursday, January 21, 2010
Time: 6:00pm – 7:15pm
Location: Lipton Hall, located in D’Agostino Hall, NYU School of Law, 110 West 3rd Street


Friday, January 22, 2010, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM 
New York University School of Law
Vanderbilt Hall (40 Washington Square South), Greenberg Lounge

Keynote Speaker
Jesse M. Fried, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Panel One: Corporate Governance After the Financial Crisis
Moderated by Chancellor William T. Allen, Director, NYU Pollack Center for Law & Business
Carol Bowie – Head of the Governance Institute, RiskMetrics Group
John C. Coates IV ’89 – John F. Cogan, Jr. Professor of Law and Economics, Harvard Law School
Hon. Jack B. Jacobs – Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court
Hon. Stephen P. Lamb – Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Vice Chancellor (retired), Delaware Court of Chancery
Theodore N. Mirvis – Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Panel Two: Financial Regulatory Reform – Prospects & Perspectives
Moderated by Geoffrey P. Miller, Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law, NYU School of Law
Director, Center for the Study of Central Banks and Financial Institutions
Thomas C. Baxter, Jr. – General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of NY
John C. Coffee (LL.M. ’76) – Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law & Director of the Center on Corporate Governance, Columbia Law School
H. Rodgin Cohen – Senior Chairman, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Annette L. Nazareth – Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP; former SEC Commissioner
Bradley K. Sabel – Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP

Panel Three: Bankruptcy & Restructuring of Financial Institutions
Moderated by Barry E. Adler, Charles Seligson Professor of Law, NYU School of Law
William A. Ackman – Founder and CEO, Pershing Square Capital Management LP
Marcia L. Goldstein –Chair, Business Finance & Restructuring Dept., Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Hon. Arthur J. Gonzalez (LL.M. ’90) – Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of NY
Michael H. Krimminger – Special Advisor for Policy to the Chairman, FDIC
Edward R. Morrison – Harvey R. Miller Professor of Law and Economics, Columbia Law School

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